Mobile device management (MDM) is security software that enables IT departments to implement policies that secure, monitor, and manage end-user mobile devices. This not only includes smartphones, but can extend to tablets, laptops, and even IoT (Internet of Things) devices. MDM helps ensure the security of a corporate network while allowing users to use their own devices and work more efficiently.
Mobile device management and mobile threat detection are the two most common types of mobile security solutions and offer complementary features. This article summarizes the benefits and coverage of the MDM technology, for MTD check out the dedicated page.