Android Enterprise Recommended expands: EMMs are now also listed

Google has extended its own Android Enterprise Recommended program and now also lists EMMs. The program was initially started with handsets and is now being expanded. As an admin you now have the possibility to recognize certified EMMs at a glance. Requirements: Android Enterprise Recommended EMM solutions provide an advanced set …

Next Major Release Update of BlackBerry UEM Client Requires UEM12.8

The next major release of BlackBerry UEM Client for iOS and Android devices, which is currently planned for the spring of 2019, will enforce TLS 1.2 as the minimum security version for communication between device and server. Previously, this enforcement was not possible because of backwards compatibility requirements between older …

Android activations: What changes with versions P and Q in detail – Also for KNOX

Google will make major changes to Android and things will change. I had already written down these new functions and changes, but in this article I will go into detail about Android P / Q / Dynamics / KNOX activations at an MDM. MDM-C (Mobile Device Management Controlled) Activations If …

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