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  1. Peder jensen

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    We are a company that has just starting to Using MDM tool. For IOS apple devices we force users to use latest version for security.
    But what about for Android, what is the best practise. We have about 2500 android devices from Android 4 to Android 9.
    The easy thing would be just to require latest version, but will cause a lot of users with older devices not to connect to company email etc.

    So anyone with recommandation what could be the initial base line?

     

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    well with each android update security is much tighter. the problem with android is that there are so many different devices out there. i would honest only limit it to the last few android os versions. maybe marshmallow to pie would be a good start.
     
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    Samsung is leading the pack with defense-grade Knox security. Your company can issue Samsung devices to employees and have the apps and data required on it with IT controlling everything within the Secure folder. You can get more information on Knox, and the desktop replacement DeX, right here:
    https://www.samsung.com/us/business/
     
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    Knox could be a solution I think, and of course everyone would be using Samsung as their company phones. Samsung basically introduced Knox MDM as a platform for enterprises to administrater their devices and keep them secure etc. If employees are doing BYOD and you're using say Exchange as an example, and employees need to connect to it. I believe you can specify a minimum Android version, NO rooted and modified devices, minimum password or PIN, devices must be encrypted etc

    Years ago a company I worked for gave all the employees Blackberry phones. And I think that was the standard for many enterprises.
     
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