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Learning iOS Security

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Learning iOS Security

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Chapter 5. Mobile Device Management

Mobile Device Management (MDM) refers to the technology that allows the centralized management of mobile devices, including those that run Apple's iOS. Centrally controlling iOS devices is an absolute requirement for many large organizations. Centralized management is also becoming a necessity in smaller environments. There are a lot of products that can be used to manage devices. These range from tools such as the inexpensive Profile Manager built into the Mac OS X Server application to third-party tools such as AirWatch, MaaS360 (by IBM), Mobile Iron JAMF's Casper Suite, and Bushel.


In the interest of full disclosure, Bushel is being developed by one of the authors of this book. Bushel is represented here because of the depth of knowledge that the authors have of the product.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Introducing MDM

  • Using configurator versus mobile device management

  • Profile Manager

  • Introducing Bushel

These are meant to showcase...