Is AirWatch secure?

Published by Charlie Davidson on

Is AirWatch secure?

Robust Security AirWatch enures the most stringent security measures are in place within registered devices. It provides enterprise-grade security and secure access to ensure that sensitive company data are always safe yet still accessible to users from any device, application, or network.

Is MDM an invasion of privacy?

In essence, there is nothing wrong with MDM. In fact, I would say, it is a vital part of the infrastructure to keep an organization’s data secure. However, this comes at a cost: it invades your personal privacy.

What can employers see with MaaS360?

But as far as MaaS360 goes, it can see/touch/move everything on the phone or device. Adding in more. It can block use of phone functions (camera, microphone, flashlight, etc.). It can control if you are allowed to copy data from/into programs.

What is the purpose of AirWatch?

The goal is to increase mobile productivity by allowing users to select the most engaging enterprise apps. Another MAM feature, the AirWatch Container app, lets IT segregate corporate and personal assets on users’ iOS and Android devices.

Can your employer see what you do on your personal phone?

Google/Android also provides employers tools to remotely monitor and manage their employee’s devices. If so, your employer will be able to configure any settings on the device, monitor compliance with internal policies and remotely track or wipe your device.

Can MDM see your screen?

Researchers found that with a VPN and trusted certificate, SSL encryption can be broken, allowing MDM to monitor all activity in the browser. This includes information like personal banking passwords, personal email and more, all routed through the corporate network in plain text.

Can MDM see incognito?

No. They can track your location, push apps to your phone, push data to it (documents, etc), enforce security policies, restrict the use of certain features (camera, etc), deploy WiFi profiles, etc. They can’t read your text messages, see your browsing history, or anything like that.

How do I know if I have MDM on my phone?

Also found under Settings -> General -> Device Management. Android tells you exactly what information MDM collects from your phone and exactly what restrictions have been placed on it.

What happens if your phone is tracked by AirWatch?

Well, this is especially good for employers who don’t want their corporate information accessed by an unauthorized individual. When your phone is GPS tracked by AirWatch, a company administrator can remotely wipe your device in the event you lose your phone or it is stolen… this is a good thing.

What can I do with the AirWatch agent?

Another thing the AirWatch Agent will allow for is the collection and analysis of telecom data. Telecom data such as data used, wifi statistics and more can be collected in order to avoid any overages ( note: this is only in corporate owned device situations, not BYOD ).

Is it safe to use AirWatch as a MDM?

Just know that if you have a corporate owned device, you have no assurance of privacy related to anything you do on the device. This is especially true with AirWatch as your MDM. AirWatch can and will monitor your GPS location 24/7/365. Why?

What kind of messages can AirWatch collect?

One of the biggest misconceptions that I want to clear up is that AirWatch does not have the ability to collect information from the personal messages users send or receive from their devices. This includes personal emails, SMS, MMS, phone calls, voice messages or FaceTime messages.

Categories: Contributing