SAN FRANCISCO, July 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Fleetsmith, the provider of secure, automated Apple device management, today announced that its CEO and co-founder, Zack Blum, and Product Manager Frank Yang, will be presenting a session on one-click mobile fleet security at this year’s MacAdmins Conference held July 10 – 13 at Penn State University.

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With an increasing number of device hacking attempts and global data breaches, security and privacy can no longer be a secondary consideration in device management. Blum and Yang will discuss how companies can empower their Mac admins to become security heroes and allow them to proactively secure device fleets from malicious actors. They will also describe the way hackers approach an organization they are trying to compromise and why employee endpoint devices are one of the easiest places to breach. Finally, they will share examples of device management best practices to ensure that every admin knows exactly how to keep fleets of Apple devices safe.

“Corporate device policies have increased in complexity but their capability to defend against hacking attempts by malicious actors has been slower to evolve. As a result, mobile devices are more insecure than ever and IT administrators are often stretched too thinly to ensure that every endpoint in an organization’s device fleet is safe,” said Zack Blum, CEO and co-founder of Fleetsmith. “We want to ensure that Mac admins know that there are ways to overcome the inherent difficulties when managing corporate devices and that it’s possible to quickly and easily provision and manage fleets of Apple devices without sacrificing security.”

MacAdmins is the premier East Coast annual conference for anyone who deploys and manages Macs and iOS devices. The conference was established in 2009 and has grown from a group of select Penn State faculty, to over 550 IT professionals that assemble annually from around the world. This year’s conference runs from July 10 – July 13 and will take place at the Penn State Conference Center and Hotel in State College, Pennsylvania.

Session details:

Who:

Zack Blum, CEO and Co-Founder, Fleetsmith

Frank Yang, Product Manager, Fleetsmith

What:

One-Click Fleet Security With Fleetsmith

When:

Thursday, July 12, at 3:15pm ET

Where:

205 Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, 215 Innovation Blvd, State College, PA 16803, USA

Fleetsmith provides a security-centric SaaS solution that makes fleet device management simple for IT, ops, security, office managers, and any other professionals who need to manage and secure Apple devices. Fleetsmith also automates the process of provisioning computers for new employees and increases onboarding speed with true-zero touch deployment but without sacrificing security. The company recently announced support for businesses using Microsoft Azure AD via Microsoft Office 365, providing greater device management options and security features for IT administrators in a wider variety of companies. Fleetsmith customers can easily import users, keep track of all devices, and deploy, install, and maintain software on every device they manage without foregoing the most stringent security features necessary for device safety and compliance.

About Fleetsmith
Fleetsmith automatically manages apps, settings, and security preferences across a company’s Apple device fleet. Founded by former IT and security leaders from Dropbox and Fandom, Fleetsmith combines world-class product and security engineering with a powerful, intuitive interface that makes advanced Apple device management available for everyone. Fleetsmith is based in San Francisco and backed by Index Ventures, Harrison Metal, and Upfront Ventures. Try it for free at fleetsmith.com.

 

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