The latest iteration of iOS aims to make whether or not a device is being managed by a company very clear. The lock screen will now say “This iPhone/iPad is managed by your organization” and when you go into Settings>General and look at the About screen the message will read “This iPhone/iPad is supervised. [Company Name] can monitor your internet traffic and locate this device.” Transparency appears to be the main goal here. There is some confusion out there as to whether or not the message can be turned off, although I did find a post from Meraki, a free MDM solution provided by Cisco, implying that it could. That post can be found here. As a whole it is an interesting move by Apple as they continue to make security and privacy a main focus.
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As Angel Falconer mentioned in a previous post, a few of us here love our iPads, and, I will add here, would be lost without them. Whether it is their portability, ease of access to email, the internet, reviewing documents, or using the TrialDirector application, the iPad has become an indispensable tool for many in the legal industry. I use mine for everything from note taking to task management to accessing the Stoll Berne network remotely, not to mention email, browsing the internet, and catching up on the latest technology news via Flipboard. However, as with any device that contains potentially confidential information, the iPad needs to have security protocols in place to make sure data is protected if it should fall into the wrong hands. Read more…