Some Android OEMs don’t take it so seriously with security updates

Android security is better than the reputation I wrote on BB10QNX. But something else can be filtered out of the data collected from the German security company Security Research Labs: Some manufacturers do not work accurately or cheat. The date of the security patches is decisive. This allows Android users …

How-to Android Zero-Touch Enrollment

Zero-Touch provides simplified (mass) enrollment and enterprise binding for Android devices. Depending on what EMM system you are using administrators having multiple options for activation. Requirements BlackBerry UEM12.8 / MobileIron Core 9.7 / AirWatch 9.2 Android Oreo Devices from approved reseller Google Account mapped on company domain Registered Zero-Touch account …

MobileIron Core 9.7 supports Android Oreo COPE activation

With MobilIron Core 9.7 IT-admins are now able to activate Android Oreo devices as managed devices with a work profile: COPE (Corporate Owned, Personally Enabled). With MobileIron Core 9.7 and Mobile@Work 9.7 following capabilities on a single device are possible: Managed device Work profile Unmanaged profile So this is the final …

App Updates: BlackBerry Work, Tasks, Notes, and BBM Enterprise

BlackBerry Work Android Do not disturb profile: New Do not disturb profile to block notifications in off-work periods (requires BEMS 2.8 and BlackBerry UEM 12.8). Additional Sync Frequency settings: Previously, sync could be set for startup (Manual) or continuous (Auto-Sync). Now, under Battery Saver in Settings, sync can be set …

Securitylab investigated smartphone security update distribution – Android is partially behind

Securitylab’s security researchers have looked at the update distribution of individual systems and manufacturers for their “Smartphone Security Update Availability Report”. It turns outthat Android is running behind. Only Essential, Google, BlackBerry, and Nokia are still doing relatively well. via AndroidHeadlines

New Google Enterprise service: Android Enterprise Recommended

Google has launched a new service: Android Enterprise Recommended. This should make it easier for enterprise customers to identify the right devices, systems and services for Android Enterprise. The framework is made available to partners, including OEMs of “dedicated” and rugged devices, mobile operators, enterprise mobility management (EMM) vendors and …

Webcast: BlackBerry Enterprise Products/Services – iOS11 & Android Oreo Compatibility

BlackBerry will inform their customers about iOS11 and Android Oreo compatibility of their Enterprise Products/Services via Webcast on September 27, 11:00am to 12:00pm EDT. Agenda: Key features in Android 8 Oreo Troubleshooting upskill – Android 8 Oreo Key features in iOS 11 Troubleshooting upskill – iOS 11 BlackBerry Administrators and Help …