AppGate Secures Smart Phones

With AppGate the mobile smart phone becomes a real working tool with the same level of functionality and security as a PC

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

March 6, 2007

2 Min Read

STOCKHOLM -- AppGate provides a true Mobile solution that enables users of mobile devices such as smart phones to securely access all resources inside an enterprise’s internal network. The ability to access the Intranet, synchronise calendars and download attachments in a secure way are among the features in the solution. Now to enhance the security AppGate has added functionality including Network Access Control, Client Command and automatic log-in for SMS-OTP services. The AppGate solution also provides the ability to control Internet surfing by steering all web traffic from the mobile phone through the AppGate Server.

According to AppGate’s CEO Göran Marby, "With this development AppGate has really set the standard for mobile phone security, adding functionality that is otherwise only seen in the PC world. Now for the first time smart phones can be used as they are meant to be without having to worry about security, and system administrators can control access and treat mobile phones just like any other device on the network."

With the AppGate solution it is possible to secure all types of communication between the smart phone and office. This makes it possible to connect to applications such as SAP, Citrix and other mobile applications in a fully secure way without the need for modifications of applications or “middleware”. With granular levels of access control it possible to connect a user to specific information, even down to certain web pages. The AppGate Mobile solution also supports jabber based Instant Messaging clients, providing a secure instant messaging system for mobile users ‘out of the box’.

The AppGate solution supports all modern smart phones including Nokia’s Series 60 3rd edition, Sony Ericsson UIQ 3-based phones and Windows Mobile 5 phones.

The solution can be connected to existing Radius and LDAP systems and the user can authenticate using a two-factor authentication system.

AppGate Network Security AB

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