New version of Retina CS for Mobile features automated, cloud-based
vulnerability signature updates for Android devices
Retina CS for Mobile is included as a standard module with the Retina CS Enterprise Vulnerability Management solution. The module can scan Blackberry and ActiveSync-managed devices accessing the network, as well as conduct local assessments of Android devices via a free app available through the
By feeding mobile device vulnerability data into a centralized analytics and reporting console, the updated module enables IT security administrators to identify, profile and assess smart phones and tablets alongside other assets in their environment, such as laptops, servers, web applications, databases and virtual machines. This gives administrators full, zero-gap visibility into risk throughout a heterogeneous IT infrastructure. The new release also continuously updates the Retina CS Android app by way of BeyondTrust’s BeyondSaaS cloud-based vulnerability assessment solution. This ensures mobile devices are always assessed for the latest exposures — even when they aren’t connected to the network.
“Whether on the network, in the cloud, or on mobile devices, our innovations enable customers to significantly decrease the number of active vulnerabilities threatening their organizations,” said
According to Gartner’s
With Retina CS for Mobile, security professionals are able to:
The Retina CS for Mobile Android app is free and available now via the
BeyondTrust empowers security-conscious organizations with Context-Aware Security Intelligence, delivering Privileged Account Management and Vulnerability Management solutions that reduce IT security risks and simplify compliance reporting across heterogeneous IT environments.
Our customers not only mitigate user-based risks arising from misuse of system or device privileges, but also identify and remediate asset vulnerabilities targeted by cyber-attacks. As a result, they address both internal and external threats, while making every device – physical, virtual, mobile and cloud – as secure as possible. BeyondTrust solutions are unified under the BeyondInsight IT Risk Management Platform, which provides IT and security teams a single, contextual lens through which to view user and asset risk.
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