As technology is taking over all domains of life, the society is witnessing an update from conventional methods to virtual platforms. Devices are becoming more robust in their performances, delivering fast and secure ways of accomplishing tasks on time.
One such company that has revolutionized the technological realm through their constant development is Apple. Apple is striving to create compelling digital models that can overcome all technical barriers and provide users with the best digital experience. Their models create a hype in the market that is worth investing in because of their advanced outlook on technology.
Along with digital advancements, Apple brainstorms ways of making lifestyle more convenient by introducing more features in their iPhones and iPads. These features will make the devices more user-friendly and reliable of using them in the professional fields. One such upgrade, under consideration, is from Macbook or PC to iPads.
iPad has a wide variety of security features that cater to the professional field’s needs and makes it a safe device in the workforce. If you lose your iPad, all your confidential documents will be compromised. iPads must be cautiously deployable within the company interfaces.
Let us look at the measures we can take to make iPads more secure for usage in the corporate sector.
Set a secure passcode
This is the most basic yet most important step.
Scroll down to General
Open Passcode Lock and choose Turn Passcode On
Choose your desired passcode configuration from alphanumeric, six-digit or four-digit by selecting Turn Simple Passcode Off
Enter your desired passcode
To make it more complicated, enable the number times passcode required under Required Passcode
To prevent numerous attempts, turn Erase Data on
Keep changing the passcode and configuration to provide more effective protection.
A simple passcode is not enough to protect your data from foreign intruders. This was the reason behind the introduction of Data Encryption that ensures the privacy of data at all times by making it unreadable without approved access. In the case of jailbreaking, your data will remain secure because to decrypt it; one needs to know the passcode.
Data Protection only works for applications that use the Data Protection API. Most third-party apps don’t use Data Protection API; instead, they use the iPad’s primary encryption. However, with iOS 7, apps installed will come with Data Protection.
Find my iPad
In the unfortunate case of your iPad getting stolen or lost, you can track it down by using this feature. You can then lock the device or remove all data to your discretion.
Go to Settings and open iCloud
Enter your Apple ID
Turn on Find My iPad
Press Allow to set up
This will unlock access to other features like:
That lets you lock your device, display custom messages, and track it when it’s connected to the internet
Sign in to iCloud and click Find my iPhone
Click All Devices and choose the one that is lost
Select Lost Mode or Lock
Erase data from your iPad having internet access. It will essentially reset your iPad and prevent from tracking it.
Sign in to iCloud on a different Apple device
Go to Find My iPhone and click All Devices
Select the device you’re willing to erase and click Erase Device. You can’t reverse from this point on.
It requires the knowledge of your Apple ID and password to disable your iPad, erase data, and restart the device. Only your contact number and custom message will appear on the screen.
Follow Lost Mode instructions and Set & confirm a passcode
Enter your number and type in a message for display
Virtual Data Rooms
They are a secure way of providing limited access to confidential information in the corporate arena. It’s an online platform for exchanging and preserving highly private data.
It requires a separate login and password. It keeps data safe in the case of a stolen iPad.
It’s essential to keep the software up to date to guarantee a smooth operation. You can secure your iPad’s internet connection with a Virtual Private Network. These are the most credible measures to make your iPad corporate ready and for you to embark on a journey of exploring possibilities.