Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Mobile Data Protection Solutions

Published: 19 October 2015

ID: G00270822

Analyst(s): John Girard


Mobile data protection tools form the first line of defense for protecting information from unauthorized actions on business workstations. CIOs and IT security planners should look for strong workstation encryption, and boot and file access controls that maintain privacy without hampering usability.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • CenterTools
    • Check Point Software Technologies
    • Dell
    • Digital Guardian
    • EgoSecure
    • Intel Security
    • Kaspersky Lab
    • Microsoft
    • Sophos
    • Symantec
    • Trend Micro
    • Wave Systems
    • WinMagic
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Government Encryption/Certification
    • Cloud-Based MDP SaaS
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Next-Generation MDP Technologies
    • Extensions to Smartphones/Tablets
    • Usage Transparency
  • Use Cases
    • Bring Your Own Device
    • Shared Workstations
    • Sneakernets on Shared Media
    • Very High Security

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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