Malicious app control

Use case

Admin wants to detect/protect against malicious apps installed on end-users' devices.

Description

BETTER MTD utilizes several techniques along with a proprietary machine-learning backed subsystem that continually learns and updates its knowledge base of malicious applications. This enables BETTER MTD to detect both known and next-generation/zero-day malware.

How it works

The mobile agents installed on the end-users' device communicate metadata of installed apps to the BETTER MTD where they are analyzed and results are returned to the respective mobile agent. Apps deemed to be malicious are reported to your MTD Console as an incident.

The mobile agent by default sends only the metadata of apps and NOT the app binary. This ensures that the device's battery usage and the network load is kept to a minimum while leveraging the power of offsite analytics available in the clouds.

If you would like to also analyze apps that are not publicly available, i.e. not on the play store or app store, you may enable from your MTD console. This instructs the mobile agent to upload the binary data of non-public apps for further analysis - thus allowing you to utilize zero-day malware detection on private apps.

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