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19 June 2017

The best business security apps

Want to keep your phone running like new and your private information private? Then be sure to check out theses top mobile security apps.

As mobile technology gets increasingly advanced, we are spending even more time on our phones, doing everything from calling loved ones and friends, to keeping up with business emails and, of course, social media. That means it's more important than ever that your device operate speedily, and securely. 

With that in mind, here are 7 mobile security apps that can help your device continue to operate smoothly, and keep your information private.

Vodacom Secure Device Manager 

Vodacom Secure Device Manager is a mobile device management solution that lets you secure, monitor, manage and support your entire fleet of smartphones and tablets. Vodacom Secure Device Manager is the simple way to let your people work with their smart devices without compromising your company’s security.  

Norton Antivirus  

We’ve teamed up with online security and antivirus giant Norton to bring you the best protection for your business cellphones and tablets. Norton, being one of the world's top security providers, offers the following top features for all users. 

  • Defense against viruses, spyware, malware and online threads.
  • Safeguards your identity and online transactions.
  • Warns you about risky Android apps before you download them.
  • Secures multiple PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones with a single subscription.
  • Helps you manage protection for all your devices with an easy-to-use web portal.

SplashID 

Think of SplashID as a secure locker on your iPhone where you can store any sensitive data you want. Once you access the app using a secure master password, you can view and edit confidential records. SplashID offers a worry-free way to store usernames, passwords, credit card data, account numbers, registration codes or any other sensitive business information on your iPhone. You can keep your data organised in customisable categories and access your most-viewed files quickly. Like other data security apps, it automatically backs up your files to the cloud. 

Lookout 

Lookout is another great security app that is made both for iPhone and Android phones. The app scans your apps and websites to prevent your phone being infected with viruses or having any personal information stolen, and allowing you to stop threats before they happen. Lookout also features some really great anti-theft abilities with a feature that backs up all your data on secure servers, as well as a tracking feature that will actually save the location of your phone if it were to die.

Last Pass Authenticator 

Many people have more accounts and passwords than they can possibly remember, and with each site asking for longer and more in-depth passwords, all this can be a bit difficult to keep track of. That’s where LastPass comes in. It provides an organised storage system for all your account passwords or any information you decide to store. The first level of protection is a master password that you set, after entering that completely you will be asked for a six-digit code that is generated for each login, making sure you are the only one who can access your information.

Vodacom SecureNet 

Vodacom SecureNet is an online security product which protects your employees against viruses, malware and phishing when they browse the Internet using smart devices and modems containing Vodacom Business SIM cards. 

SaferVPN 

More and more individuals are falling victim to hackers over unsecured public Wi-Fi networks. With SaferVPN you can easily prevent this from happening. The app allows you to automatically browse the web with bank-level 256-bit encryption over unsecured Public Wi-Fi networks, so you can protect your personal data shield hackers from stealing your most valuable information. Enjoy peace of mind knowing that you can securely browse the internet anywhere, on any of your devices.