The BYOD trend exposes critical enterprise applications to increased risk. ThreatMetrix™ addresses these risks with layered defenses that fit easily into your existing security architecture.
Providing employees and partners with remote access to mission-critical applications offers real benefits for businesses – including better agility, improved productivity and reduced operating costs. As long as enterprise IT maintained strict control over end user devices, security concerns were manageable.
All that has changed in the past two years, as people use diverse, potentially insecure devices to access enterprise applications. There’s no avoiding the Bring Your Own Device trend – particularly if your workforce includes mobile employees, contractors, consultants and partners. But how do you give distributed workers secure access using devices of their choice?
The risks are significant. A growing body of malware targets personal devices for usernames and passwords that can be used for account takeover. In the BYOD environment, it’s easier for malicious users to use stolen credentials to access corporate IP or regulated information.
Traditional security solutions fall short, and best practices are still emerging. To achieve the full advantages of BYOD while mitigating risk, you need flexible and cost-effective threat prevention. ThreatMetrix solutions detect and prevent identity takeover and cyberattack, offsetting the risks of BYOD.
Account Takeover Protection
Granting employees and business partners access to web based applications provides vast benefits for businesses. But businesses must also prevent unauthorized access to confidential information. With ThreatMetrix you can secure your user accounts, ensure they are not compromised and are not a source of data theft. ThreatMetrix account takeover protection detects compromised accounts across multiple dimensions, including:
- Remove potential for user account takeover
- Protect your business from unauthorized access and data breaches
- Prevent logins from bots, illegitimate users or compromised devices
- Detect phishing attempts and flag potentially compromised user accounts
- Find sessions that are disguising their true location, or are from locations outside of your business jurisdiction
- Stop sessions from uncommon or suspicious computer configurations
- Detect malware and targeted Trojans for users logged on to your web applications
- Enforce compliance with IT Security policies, and alert your IT team, including:
- Antivirus status – installed, updated and active
- Firewall status – installed and active
- Encryption technology status
- OS status – supported OS in use, latest security patches applied
- Other software status – supported/patched versions of Adobe, Java, IE/Firefox, etc.
- Protect user, customer and partner (BYOD) devices from malware targeting business information
Strengthen Compliance for BYOD Policies
Don’t be caught off-guard – put policies in place for accessing critical applications with personal devices. For example, use TrustDefender™ Client to require minimum security levels on devices before allowing access to your most sensitive systems.
Simplify BYOD Security
The TrustDefender™ Cybercrime Protection platform does restrict people to specific mobile devices or applications. Because it is independent of client devices, it is fast to implement and easy to maintain. And everything is integrated in one centrally managed platform.
To learn “How it Works”, read about the TrustDefender Cybercrime Protection Platform
Download the whitepaper: Seven Steps for Crafting an Effective BYOD Policy