“Apple is ramping up security and privacy efforts on all fronts right now, although most attention is currently directed towards the ongoing Apple FBI iPhone backdoor case,” Benjamin Mayo reports for 9to5Mac.
“Reddit user MaGNeTiX has found that Apple is taking a big step in iOS 9.3 (currently on beta 5) towards transparency when an iOS device is being managed by an institution or enterprise through MDM [Mobile Device Management],” Mayo reports. “If your iPhone is being tracked by the company, it is now clearly marked in the About page of Settings and the Lock Screen.”
Mayo reports, “It’s hard to get more clear than a permanent ‘This iPhone is managed by your organisation’ message at the bottom of the screen… Current iOS versions do not prominently indicate if this kind of control is taking place on a device.”
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MacDailyNews Take: The more clarity offered to users, the better.