Security boost for iPhone OS 4 welcomed

Yet another announcement from Apple, this time in relation to support for SSL VPN in the new iPhone OS 4.0 which will increase options for those enterprises that want to bring the iPhone securely into their corporate IT environment.

Although it does seem that they may be some further amendments needed. Apple’s announcement stated that the new iPhone OS 4.0 launched in beat, would come with SSL-VPN saying that it includes support for forthcoming applications from Juniper and Cisco.

Brendan Lewis, director of corporate social media relations for Juniper has said in a blog that it is great news for enterprises… and that Apple is taking a few steps to improve the iPhone’s ability to help enterprises manage the information flowing to and from their networks.

Pulse by Juno is claimed to be the first downloadable client software in the industry which provides secure connections across Smartphone’s, netbooks, notebooks and also non mobile devices. Juniper had announced at the Mobile World Congress in February of Junos Pulse support for Microsoft Windows phones and also Nokia Symbian OS devices.

Source – itwire.com

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