So when security companies like Apperian develop their MAM (mobile application management) solutions to advance security beyond what Apple does, things can get messy.
The main technique in MAM is containerization or wrapping: The management system takes an app and "wraps" it inside a shell of code through which all access to the app must pass. This container (or "wrapper") is a management point: It implements policy as set by the MAM system.
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Larry Seltzer is the editorial director for BYTE, Dark Reading, and Network Computing.
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