Posts Tagged ‘Mobile’

Stanford Mobile Device Management

Friday, November 8th, 2013

On January 31, 2014, all benefits-eligible faculty and staff will be required to enroll any iOS or Android device accessing Stanford email or calendar in Stanford’s MDM program. This includes Stanford-provided devices, devices which receive a stipend, and personally owned devices. Are you ready? This session talked about Stanford’s MDM program.

While most personal computers on campus are password-protected, only a few of us configure our mobile phones with a password or PIN to protect it against unauthorized use. And, since mobile devices are easily (and frequently) misplaced, the potential for unauthorized access increases.

For more information, please visit https://itservices.stanford.edu/service/mobiledevice/management.

Mobile Device Management: Stanford’s MDM Tool

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Presentation

This Tech Briefing covered the university policy regarding mobile devices, how to protect your iOS devices using Stanford’s award-winning Mobile Device Manager (MDM), and reporting tools for MDM that are now available to local network administrators.

Mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad have become ubiquitous on campus. Mobile devices are expected to outsell traditional personal computers this year. Unfortunately, many users are unaware of their inherent security risks. Security features common on desktop and laptop computers are inconsistently applied across mobile device platforms. On a laptop, we have come to rely on anti-virus software safeguarding our system, but few mobile devices have such software.

While most personal computers on campus are password-protected, few of us configure our mobile phones with a password or PIN to protect it against unauthorized use. And, since mobile devices are easily (and frequently) misplaced, the potential for unauthorized access increases.

MDM allows you to quickly set up your Stanford email, calendar, and VPN. It also configures your device for the ISO’s security best practices. All of this is done in a quick (under 2 minutes!) set up that helps protect your data and protect yourself. Learn more about this tool and how your organization can use it to protect your data.

Mobile Device Management

Friday, July 13th, 2012

This Tech Briefing covered the university’s policy regarding mobile devices and how to protect your iOS device using Stanford’s award-winning Mobile Device Manager (MDM).

MDM allows you to quickly set up your Stanford email, calendar, and VPN. It also configures your device for the ISO’s security best practices. All of this is done in a quick (under 2 minutes!) set up that helps protect your data and protect yourself.

Mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad have become ubiquitous on campus. Mobile devices are expected to outsell traditional personal computers this year. Unfortunately, many users are unaware of their inherent security risks. Security features common on desktop and laptop computers are inconsistently applied across mobile device platforms. On a laptop, we have come to rely on anti-virus software safeguarding our system, but few mobile devices have such software. While most personal computers on campus are password-protected, few of us configure our mobile phones with a password or PIN to protect it against unauthorized use. And, since mobile devices are easily (and frequently) misplaced, the potential for unauthorized access increases.

Watch this video to learn more!

Mobile Websites at Stanford: A Mobile SIG Open Meeting

Friday, April 13th, 2012

The presenters have made the Lane Library presentation available (Google Docs Presentation)

Stanford’s Mobile SIG (Special Interest Group) meets occasionally to discuss current mobile web topics and share works in progress. This quarter, the Mobile SIG meeting is being upgraded to Tech Briefing status for a special presentation by Brian Young of IT Services on the incorporation of Twitter’s Bootstrap responsive UI framework into Stanford’s official Drupal web themes. In addition, staff from the Lane Library will be on hand to present their new, dedicated mobile website that optimizes catalog searches and quick access to resources commonly used by Stanford’s medical community.

Twitter’s blog post announcing Bootstrap: http://dev.twitter.com/blog/bootstrap-twitter

Mobile Device Management

Friday, March 30th, 2012

During this Tech Briefing, Mark Mellis from the Information Security Office discussed many of the details relating to Mobile Device Management (MDM), and how it can help protect you and your devices.