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BYOD | 10 Promising Security Start-Ups

BYOD | 10 Promising Security Start-Ups
The Siliconreview
24 Febuary, 2021

According to Tracxn, there are 259 BYOD security companies globally. Here is the list of the 10 most interesting ones: Jamf, MobileIron, VMware AirWatch, Good Technology, Zimperium, Ivanti, Blackberry, FleetSmith, Lookout, and Workspot.

Jamf: According to its website, Jamf helps organizations succeed with Apple. By enabling IT to empower end-users, the company brings the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education, and government organizations.

MobileIron: According to its LinkedIn page, MobileIron is redefining enterprise security with the industry’s first mobile-centric security platform for the Everywhere Enterprise. In the Everywhere Enterprise, corporate data flows freely across devices and servers in the cloud, empowering workers to be productive anywhere they need to work. To secure access and protect data across this perimeter-less enterprise, MobileIron leverages a zero-trust approach, which assumes bad actors are already in the network and secure access is determined by a “never trust, always verify” model.

VMware AirWatch: According to its website, VMware streamlines organizations' journey to become digital businesses that deliver better experiences to their customers and empower employees to do their best work. AirWatch’s software spans App Modernization, Cloud, Networking and Security, and Digital Workspace.

Good Technology: According to its Wikipedia page, Good Technology, owned by BlackBerry Limited, is a mobile security provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, United States. The company serves more than 5,000 organizations worldwide in financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, energy, utilities, legal, government, and technology.

Zimperium: According to its website, Zimperium, Inc. is a global leader in mobile device and app security, offering real-time, on-device protection against both known and unknown threats on Android, iOS, and Chromebook endpoints. The company was founded under the premise that mobile security's then-current state was insufficient to solve the growing mobile security problem. At the time, most mobile security was a port from traditional endpoint security technologies.

Ivanti: According to its Wikipedia page, Ivanti is an IT software company headquartered in South Jordan, Utah. It produces software for IT Security, IT Service Management, IT Asset Management, Unified Endpoint Management, Identity Management, and Supply Chain Management. It was formed in January 2017 with the merger of LANDESK and HEAT Software.

Blackberry: According to its LinkedIn page, BlackBerry is a mobile-native software and services company dedicated to securing the Enterprise of Things. BlackBerry Secure software provides the embedded intelligence for the Enterprise of Things so that the Internet of Things can thrive.

FleetSmith: According to its LinkedIn page, Fleetsmith puts device management on auto-pilot by automating device setup, intelligence, patching, and security for your company’s Macs, iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs. It integrates with G-Suite and Office 365, empowering you to deploy easily, patch, manage, and secure your devices over the internet.

Lookout: According to its LinkedIn page, Lookout is the leader in mobile security, protecting the device at the intersection of the personal you and the professional you. Its mission is to secure and empower our digital future in a privacy-focused world where mobile devices are essential to all we do for work and play.

Workspot: According to its LinkedIn page, Workspot is a 100 percent cloud-native SaaS platform for securely delivering Windows 10 desktops, apps, and workstations to any device. The Enterprise Desktop Cloud is deployed on Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud in just days, and it scales across multiple cloud regions in minutes.