Security and mobility management vendor Sophos recently announced the release of Intercept X for Mobile, a mobile threat defense solution that leverages deep anti-malware technology. The tool, a version of their endpoint security solution Intercept X, delivers device, network, and application security through a unified interface. Intercept X for Mobile can be deployed via Sophos’ unified endpoint management (UEM) solution Sophos Mobile or through a third-party UEM platform.
According to Sophos, Intercept X for Mobile provides “advanced levels of protection for the ultimate defense” of mobile devices. The solution focuses on anti-malware and antivirus protection for mobile devices, detection malicious and potentially unwanted applications, including apps not downloaded through official app stores. Intercept X for Mobile uses up-to-the-minute threat intelligence from SophosLabs global research teams.
The tool also features several capabilities for mobile device loss and theft protection. Through Intercept X for Mobile, admins can remotely wipe or lock a stolen Android device or locate a device that’s gone missing. Users are also able to remotely trigger device alarms, display messages, or reset device passcodes; in addition, Sophos will alert them to any SIM charges on lost/stolen devices.
In addition to the announcement of Intercept X for Mobile, Sophos detailed updates to Sophos Mobile 9.5; new features include an improved task bundle wizard, support for Samsung OEM config, and enhanced security reporting. Sophos also announced education-focused Chromebook security, which incorporates web protection designed for education and web filtering for on-campus and off-campus situations.
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