AirWatch protects sensitive business and personal data on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices through passcode policies which establish strong encryption keys. AirWatch configures device passcode policies to meet the highest enterprise security standards and actively monitors devices to ensure total compliance. If a device is lost or stolen, AirWatch can initiate a real-time remote lock and wipe
For enterprises deploying devices 3GS or higher, AirWatch monitors whether hardware-based encryptionis enabled on the device.
When enrolling into MDM, AirWatch can require corporate users to establish a passcode on the device which automatically activates the device's data protection feature. AirWatch monitors a device’s passcode settings to ensure a compliant data protection status.
AirWatch can remotely lock a device in real-time to prevent unauthorized use.
AirWatch can remotely wipe a compromised device, permanently removing all media and data. AirWatch initiates this device command without Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync integration.
AirWatch also leverages a device’s passcode policy to initiate a local wipe after an IT-defined maximum number of failed passcode attempts. AirWatch configures and enforces local wipe settings using configuration profiles.