Apple iOS Mobile Device Management Faces Black Hat
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With the rise in popularity of Apple iOS based mobile devices, security researchers are now turning their attention to Apple's mobile device management (MDM) technology that enables companies to manage their deployments.
At the Black Hat security conference this week, David Schuetz, senior consultant at Intrepidus Group, provided a detailed overview of Apple's MDM and its potential security implications. As an added bonus, Schuetz also released a proof of concept to tool to help other examine Apple's approach to MDM.
"MDM provides enterprises a way to exert some control over the configuration and management of mobile devices within their enterprise," Schuetz said.