COVID-19 drives agencies to investigate alternatives to VPNs, raises need for BYOD support
A year ago, even a month ago, only a portion of federal employees and contractors were teleworking. Now, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, there is a mandate from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB M:2016) to maximize telework, sustain the mission of the agency, and encourage all employees and contractors who can work from home to do so. This presents a security and an access challenge that agencies must quickly address. MobileIron offers government-grade solutions, which are detailed below and already in place at some agencies.