From Android to the iPhone, Security Vendors Target Mobile Devices
eWeek.com, By Brian Prince
From McAfee to Websense to Kaspersky Lab, security vendors are
looking to secure the growing number of mobile devices in the
According to researchers at IDC, smartphone vendors shipped more than
100 million devices during the fourth quarter of 2010, almost double
the number delivered during the same period in 2009. For enterprises,
this means there is no shortage of new devices for them to manage and
But where enterprises see potential IT headaches, security vendors see opportunity. The growing focus on protecting mobiledevices has led recently to a number of announcements spanning mobile-management and anti-malware solutions from companies such as McAfee, Kaspersky Lab and others.
“Enterprises are struggling with the consumerization of IT,” said Amit Sinha, CTO of Zscaler.