In addition, Apple in the past few months worked with the Australian government's Department of Defence to issue a guide for hardening iOS devices, Henry points out. "This all clearly shows that Apple is trying to embrace the enterprise system," he concludes, though many will still question if the iPhone and iPad are enterprise-ready at this point. He adds he does like Apple's basic security model, though, which works to prevent unauthorized apps from devices, much like a whitelisting function.
Ellen Messmer is senior editor at Network World, an IDG publication and website, where she covers news and technology trends related to information security.
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