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Comparing iPhone vs Android Privacy for Employee Devices.Solved

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1 month ago

My company is currently evaluating which mobile platform to provide our employees with iPhone or Android. we prioritize employee’s privacy and data security above everything else. which platform offers the best privacy features for employee devices?

 

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1 month ago
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Hello @henrietta Thank you for reaching out to us.

The best platform for your organization depends on your priorities and requirements. Instead of solely focusing on which platform provides greater security, I suggest you evaluate your organization’s specific needs and then decide accordingly. Please check all the security policies offered by Hexnode for both Android and iOS platforms and carefully choose the one that aligns best with your requirements.

Feel free to reach out to us if you have any further queries.

Regards,

Hazel Smith

Hexnode UEM

 

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1 month ago
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@Dylan I understand that you’re leaning towards iOS because of its reputation for security and the stricter app store guidelines. While those are definitely important factors to consider. We also need to consider some additional factors. For example, even if Safari is not tracking you, the websites that you visit with that browser most certainly are. so, it does not mean that iOS is safer than Android. And regarding Android’s work profile system, it provides a clear-cut separation between personal and work data, offering more granular control. This can also be equally beneficial for organizations with strict security requirements.

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1 month ago
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I’m leaning towards iOS. Apple has a reputation for being very secure, and their app store is much stricter than Android’s. Additionally, iOS’s Managed Open In feature allows organizations to control data flow between managed and unmanaged apps, ensuring the isolation of corporate data. This feature empowers administrators to enforce policies on which apps can open documents from other managed apps, preventing data leakage. Apple’s data encryption and app tracking transparency are worth mentioning too.