InfoWatch has launched announced the launch of a solution that allows employers to read employees ‘ correspondence in the mobile messengers. Software for monitoring smartphones called Device Monitor Mobile.
According to InfoWatch, the solution allows you to control any potential channels of information leakage, including popular instant messengers, and allows you to know that someone from the staff took pictures of the documents for shipment. The service works with SMS, WhatsApp, Skype and iMessage. In the next release is planned to add compatibility with Telegram and Viber.
The app works on iOS and Android and is part of the solution to prevent leaks InfoWatch Traffic Monitor. The solution monitors the work of employees with e-mail services, messaging, photos and web resources, including social networks.
The service allows you to detect leaks of confidential information through the mail application installed on the smartphone, or web mail, including attached files, supports popular mail protocols SMTP, IMAP4, POP3, data transfer protocols HTTP and HTTPs, and also allows you to control services messaging, including SMS, WhatsApp, Skype and iMessage. In the new release of the solution will be added popular in Russia, Viber and Telegram.
It also allows to create the shadow copy data from the device, including by user actions. When you create an employee picture or text message via smartphone to the safety officer in accordance with the security policies of the organization will be notified.
Previously, the owner of InfoWatch Natalya Kaspersky said that the company collects impersonal information, i.e., security officers will see the correspondence of a particular employee only if the infringement, but also stressed that the use of tools like Device Monitor Mobile is the subject of the contract between employer and employee, and to use such solutions without the knowledge of the employee of the company illegally.