Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Extended Systems Introduces OneBridge Mobile Secure Version 2.0
Posted on 2-Sep-2005 10:56. | Tags Filed under: News.



Extended Systems is introducing OneBridge Mobile Secure version 2.0, an add-on software module to the Company’s OneBridge Mobile Platform.

OneBridge Mobile Secure 2.0 provides IT administrators with control over mobile devices and the information they carry. The software allows an organization to extend and enforce security policies to mobile devices currently located outside the the corporate firewall.

Version 2.0 brings strong encryption across all platforms and separates device authentication from device encryption. Although simple in concept, this has profound usability implications, enabling smartphone users to answer the phone without having to enter the device password. With FIPS 140-2 Validation and Common Criteria EAL-4 certification, OneBridge Mobile Secure 2.0 is suitable for government projects within the U.S., across Europe and other countries. In addition, version 2.0 provides end-to-end encryption and is capable of encrypting files found on external media cards, such as SD cards. The company says IT managers will also appreciate the software’s ability to remotely manage mobile devices from any browser.

From an end-user ease-of-use standpoint, version 2.0 employs easy-to-remember PicturePIN password capabilities. PicturePIN is a user-friendly interface that provides pictures for entering the PIN. To further increase security, the pictures are shuffled at each authentication. This makes it almost impossible to learn a PIN by “shoulder surfing.” OneBridge Mobile Secure 2.0 also supports the use of alphanumeric passwords, if desired. Centrally controlled security administration enables IT to switch from PicturePIN to alphanumeric at any time.

OneBridge Mobile Secure 2.0 is a rebranded version of software provided by Extended Systems’ partner Pointsec Mobile Technologies. Extended Systems and Pointsec recently announced that they would offer an integrated OEM version of each other’s solutions to their respective customer bases.



comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Housing prices....
Created by Linuxluver, last reply by mattwnz on 26-Sep-2016 19:50 (103 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Buying without building consent/CCC?
Created by Zeon, last reply by neb on 27-Sep-2016 16:33 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Safe, practical SUV for family under 12k
Created by wikibedi, last reply by MikeB4 on 28-Sep-2016 14:45 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


iPhone 7 Owner's thread (was Apple event 7th September)
Created by dickytim, last reply by jarledb on 25-Sep-2016 18:09 (479 replies)
Pages... 30 31 32


Galaxy Note 7 Announcement and Owners' Thread
Created by eracode, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Sep-2016 13:57 (970 replies)
Pages... 63 64 65


Car accident... whom is at fault?
Created by Aaroona, last reply by Aaroona on 27-Sep-2016 17:08 (39 replies)
Pages... 2 3


How long should politicians serve?
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by Linuxluver on 24-Sep-2016 18:17 (44 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Wanted: 32 inch TV for Plex and DVBLink
Created by Satch, last reply by Satch on 28-Sep-2016 14:45 (10 replies)