An admin's guide to mobile application security and delivery

Last updated:January 2014

Editor's note

Dealing with mobile applications in the BYOD era isn't an easy task, especially because consumer apps don't always have the enterprise in mind and enterprise apps aren't usually the first choice among users.

But IT administrators looking to get a handle on mobile application security and delivery are in luck. With well-built enterprise apps, in-house app stores, mobile application management (MAM), mobile device management (MDM) and more, admins can wrangle, manage and secure workers' mobile app use.

1Building and delivering applications

Controlling application delivery is a good way to manage which apps workers use for which tasks. There are lots of delivery options, and if an app to accomplish a specific task doesn't exist, IT can build and deploy it.