How to secure mobile devices in Exchange Server 2007

Direct Push technology has been extended in Exchange Server 2007 to allow greater control over mobile device security. In this step-by-step guide, Exchange MVP Brien Posey explains how to create an ActiveSync Mailbox Policy, how to assign that mobile device security policy to users, and how to remotely wipe a mobile device if it's lost or stolen.

Microsoft first introduced Direct Push technology as a part of Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2. Direct Push

technology allows mobile device users to receive email messages as they arrive. More importantly, this technology allows security policies to be enforced on mobile devices and offers the ability to remotely wipe a mobile device if it's lost or stolen.

Direct Push technology has been extended in Exchange Server 2007 to allow even greater control over mobile device security. In this step-by-step guide, Exchange MVP Brien Posey explains how to create a mobile device security policy, assign that policy to specific users, and remotely wipe a mobile device in Exchange 2007.


STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE: HOW TO SECURE MOBILE DEVICES IN EXCHANGE 2007

 Home: Introduction
 Step 1: How to create an ActiveSync Mailbox Policy in Exchange Server 2007
 Step 2: How to assign an Exchange 2007 ActiveSync Mailbox Policy to users
 Step 3: How to remotely wipe a mobile device in Exchange Server 2007

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:   
Brien M. Posey, MCSE
Brien M. Posey, MCSE, is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for his work with Exchange Server, and has previously received Microsoft's MVP award for Windows Server and Internet Information Server (IIS). Brien has served as CIO for a nationwide chain of hospitals and was once responsible for the Department of Information Management at Fort Knox. As a freelance technical writer, Brien has written for Microsoft, TechTarget, CNET, ZDNet, MSD2D, Relevant Technologies and other technology companies. You can visit Brien's personal Web site at http://www.brienposey.com.
This was first published in May 2007

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