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4 companies that safeguard your mobile phone

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Feb 15, 2020, 8:08 am IST
Updated Feb 15, 2020, 8:08 am IST
Unlike computers, mobile security did not receive much attention before.
Mobile security has become an important matter of concern.
 Mobile security has become an important matter of concern.

Gone are the days when we had to depend entirely on clamp-shell-like laptops at workplaces or at homes. But, with advancements in technology and with digitization part of the work is now also handled by a palm-sized, handy cell phones which does the job just as efficiently. Working has now been made flexible, accessible, faster and more convenient. However, just like everything else this too, comes with a downside. In this digital data driven world, online threats, malware, viruses, phishing continue to pose as pitfalls. Personal information, sensitive data etc. can now be at the fingertips of the hackers. For this purpose, cybersecurity is a must.

Unlike computers, mobile security did not receive much attention before. Now, as we make much of our e-payments or e-bookings on our mobile handsets it becomes all the more necessary to use softwares that guard our phones from online threats. Mobile security thus has become an important matter of concern. This ring the bell for a dedicated software for mobile phones that would safeguard our it from the surrounding menaces.

 

Here is a list of the top 5 companies that would protect your mobile phone for you:

SafeHouse Technologies

SafeHouse Technologies is a new age, mobile-first cyber security company that provides sophisticated, military grade cyber security to any Internet user with the simplicity of one button. Founded by Aditya Narang and Liad Herman, the Israel based company has been in operation since 2016, and has recently decided to make its operations public. In the following year, the company was accepted into the world’s leading cyber security incubator - CyLon Labs in London (backed by BAE Systems and Winton Capital).

 

A one-button app that encrypts and secures mobile phones, BodyGuard is designed to deliver proactive mobile security to end-users. Its proprietary, ground-breaking technology is non-intrusive and allows seamless, interruption-free device usage while providing military-grade security against a wide range of cyber threats such as phishing, malware, ransomware, and malicious links.

Crowdstrike Falcon

Falcon for Mobile provides comprehensive visibility that extends across your enterprise — from mobile devices to the data center. Their lightweight sensor technology is ideal for mobile devices, and CrowdStrike’s cloud-native platform provides the perfect conduit to manage, administer and hunt for data. Their enterprise app behavior monitoring capability provides the visibility and telemetry required to identify malicious behavior, while enabling customers to perform threat hunting — either by themselves or with the Falcon Overwatch™ team of experts. This telemetry can be used to provide visibility into insider threats, unauthorized or accidental data exposure, and network spoofing. These capabilities populate a series of dashboards within Falcon Insight™, their EDR solution, enabling security teams to view mobile devices, search for events, and easily manage and enroll devices.

 

K7

K7 Computing is one of the earliest and most accomplished IT security companies protecting more than 25 million clients worldwide against threats to their IT environment. The company is recognized as a leader in providing safe and secure computing experience for home users as well as enterprise users across various industries. It is recently that the company has ventured into mobile security as well. K7 mobile security safeguards from malicious apps, track your smartphone in case of loss or theft, blacklist and block unwanted calls/texts and protects you as you surf online.

 

F-Secure

Nobody knows cyber security like F‑Secure. For three decades, F‑Secure has driven innovations in cyber security, defending tens of thousands of companies and millions of people.

With unsurpassed experience in endpoint protection as well as detection and response, F‑Secure shields enterprises and consumers against everything from advanced cyber attacks and data breaches to widespread ransomware infections.

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