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Available Now: 10 Things to Consider Before Buying an MDM Solution

For any company born in the cloud era, bring your own device (BYOD) is a part of doing business. Employees want access to corporate applications and data at any time, from anywhere and from whatever device they choose.

This creates a unique challenge for security teams, who have to secure access to corporate applications from employee-owned devices without invading employees’ privacy or creating a cumbersome and frustrating workstream.

Historically, security practitioners turned to mobile device management (MDM) solutions to secure employee-owned devices. But users are skeptical about allowing an MDM on a personal device - they’re concerned that admins can glean personal information and control how they use their devices. Yet, without an MDM on user-owned devices, admins fear they lack visibility.

These issues can stall out BYOD security programs and increase risk of exposure.

So how do you minimize the risk associated with BYOD without an MDM solution?

10 Things to Consider Before Buying an MDM Solution

In our new ebook, 10 Things to Consider Before Buying an MDM Solution, you’ll learn:

  • How the rise of BYOD creates new challenges for security teams
  • Where traditional MDM solutions fall short and how to secure BYOD without an MDM
  • How modern solutions including Unified Endpoint Visibility give insight into which devices (employee- and corporate-owned) are accessing your applications
  • 10 key things you should consider before buying an MDM solution

Your users want access to corporate applications and data from their personal devices from wherever they choose. But traditional MDMs create challenges. Before you invest in an MDM solution, download our guide, 10 Things to Consider Before Buying an MDM Solution, to determine how best to secure BYOD in your organization.

Andrew Hickey

Andrew Hickey

Director of Content


Andrew is a recovering daily newspaper reporter and tech journalist who is now Director of Content at Duo Security. He’s charged with helping guide and tell the Duo story through creative, compelling and helpful content, while ensuring it’s on brand, on message and on point. He also likes live music - a lot.