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Ian Thain

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Security and the Sybase Unwired Platform

Sybase Unwired Platform Article Series - Friday Bonus Article

I always say that before you undertake a mobile project you should think about certain aspects, that should not be left until deployment, So I thought I would interject into my Sybase Unwired Platform Article Series with a Friday Bonus Article...

Both Management & Security are inter-dependant and if not in place, your valuable enterprise mobile asset is vulnerable as soon at it is goes 'on-the-road'. I use the wording valuable, not really due to the cost of the actual device, as that is minor when compared to the corporate applications and data deployed on the device itself.

Think.. What damage could be done if that device & the data within got into the hands of your competition of even worse, someone malicious? Mobile Device Management to anyone serious should mean SECURE management of DATA, DEVICE and APPLICATIONS.

The Sybase Unwired Platform enables companies to...

Develop and manage multiple mobile applications that securely connect back-end data sources to all major mobile device types.

Each component of the Sybase Unwired Platform has its own security aspects, which enable the Sybase Unwired Platform to provide confidentiality and integrity of the data that resides on the mobile devices, in the host systems and as data is exchanged from host system to mobile device.

Check out the Security document here

I hope you are enjoying today's article and please check back next Friday for the following article in my Series - Sybase Unwired Platform and please follow me on Twitter @ithain

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As one of the Sybase Technical Evangelists, Ian regularly addresses technical audiences all over the world and his sessions are always very well attended. He also writes education classes, whitepapers, demos and articles for various Sybase products and publishes regularly in Journals such as SYS-CON's PBDJ and International Developer Magazine. He is also the Sybase Unwired Platform & PocketBuilder Evangelist and works closely with the team in Dublin, CA and Concord, MA on new features and demonstrations for the products. In his customer-facing Evangelist role, Ian is very involved with the design, production and testing of Enterprise class Unwired Solutions, that have been implemented using Sybase's Unwired tools for Sybase customers around the globe. In addition, Ian is a dedicated technical expert continually working with Sybase's key partners and clients to enhance the capabilities of the Unwired solutions that Sybase can offer to its customers. Ian can also be found on Twitter @ithain