Android Gets More Flexible Security Options

Android devices are selling like hotcakes. In fact, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) says over 200,000 Android devices are activated every day.

Many of these Android-powered smartphones are being used in the enterprise either as company-issued devices or personally owned by employees. As Enterprise Mobile Today reports, Google has now made enhancements to Android’s security, giving Google Apps admins more options for securing the devices via the browser with password protection, remote wipe and other features.

Google today made it easier for mobile IT administrators to securely manage Android 2.2 (Froyo) devices from within Google Apps.

“Now any employee with an Android device running version 2.2 — personal or company-issued — can access their corporate information while allowing administrators to enforce data security policies,” Amit Singh, vice president of international sales for Google’s Enterprise group, said in a blog post.

Read the full story at Enterprise Mobile Today:

Google Enhances Android Mobile Device Security

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