Common Criteria, Windows 10 Wallet, and iOS 10 Beta Kernel Unencrypted
MobileIron First Company to Receive Criteria Certification
MobileIron announced earlier this week that it has become the first company in the world to receive Common Criteria certification against Version 2.0 of the Mobile Device Management Protection Profile (MDMPP V2.0 and Agent V2.0) from the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP). Common Criteria is a set of guidelines (internationally recognized) that is used by governments and many other organizations to evaluate a technology product’s security capabilities. More in MobileIron’s press release.
Microsoft Releases SharePoint to iOS
Microsoft announced Tuesday that it has launched a new mobile app for SharePoint customers in hopes of allowing users to access their company’s SharePoint-powered intranet portal on their mobile devices. The app is available on iOS and will later be available on both Android and Windows platforms by the end of the year, according to Microsoft. This will also work in conjunction with other Microsoft mobile apps, such as OneDrive.
Wallet Available Soon with Windows 10 Phone
Windows 10 users can finally join Android and Apple users in the tap-to-pay trend with a new Wallet app. As for now, the payments will only work in the US and only with certain cards. Microsoft has yet to announce when the new Wallet will be publicly available. Some suspect that the app will be released with Windows 10’s Anniversary Update this summer.
Apple Leaves iOS 10 Kernel Beta Unencrypted
Apple has left its recently released iOS 10 beta kernel unencrypted, exposed to reverse engineering and in hopes of higher discoveries of potential bugs and vulnerabilities in the OS. Though some people had believed that this was an error on Apple’s part, the company issued a statement saying, “By unencrypting it we’re able to optimize the operating system’s performance without compromising security.” More on The Next Web.