Google Apps Mobile Security Featuers

Has your company “Gone Google”?  Are you a google apps system administrator for your company?  If yes, good news on the mobile side.  Google just updated the security controls on mobile users getting 1 step closer to bridging the gap between it’s mobile policies and that which BlackBerry and Microsoft offer via their Mobile devices.  Here’s info from the Blog Post from Google:

Added mobile security policy features:

  • Requiring devices to use data encryption
  • Auto-wiping device after specified number of failed password attempts
  • Disabling the phone’s camera
  • Ensuring old passwords are not reused
  • Requiring passwords to be changed after specified time interval
  • Disabling data synchronization when device is roaming to reduce wireless overage charges

     

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