Our team has been working very closely with Adobe employees for many years, and this collaboration has created a list of various features that have had a positive impact on users and IT departments who manage this software.
On behalf of the Microsoft 365 engineering team today, we are pleased to announce that Adobe has integrated Microsoft Intune application protection directly into the Adobe Acrobat Reader mobile app for iOS and Android.
The Adobe Acrobat Reader mobile app is a trusted global leaderboard that lets you work reliably with PDF anywhere. Millions of people use the Acrobat Reader mobile app to edit, fill, sign, create, or convert PDFs on the go. This feature is now supported by default in Microsoft 365 management and security policies. Anyone using the latest version of the standard Acrobat Reader app can now use industry-leading Intune protection when processing corporate documents and forms on mobile devices. Now you no longer need the "Acrobat Reader for Intune" app and will reach end of service on both Android and iOS by December 1, 2019.
How will this change help my users?
This change tweaks Adobe Mobile App management with the same management capabilities built into the Office 365 mobile app, delivering unprecedented simplification and security for millions of users and organizations. Adobe is one of the most common third-party mobile device apps used by Microsoft 365 customers, and these new Intune app protection policies protect corporate data at the app level. This type of protection is very important because it allows you to protect corporate data on both managed and unmanaged devices. Because mobile app management (MAM) is based on user identity, the requirement for mobile device management (MDM) has been removed. Both users and IT like it because they can use the same app for both work and personal use while maximizing productivity and productivity.
Intune can determine whether you are working on personal or work documents and when you are on work-related documents. This allows you to protect your privacy and protect your company data without touching personal data such as BYOD personal phones. Adobe apps on iOS now support this multi-identity feature.
To make it easy for IT administrators to deploy
If you are already using the Adobe Acrobat Reader app for Intune with an Intune policy applied, you can create it. Change to minimal interruption. Our engineering team ensures that existing app protection policies targeting Adobe Acrobat Reader for Intune will automatically target the Adobe Acrobat Reader app on the backend. If your tenant includes that configuration, check the support bulletin for more details and Adobe's announcement of this change.
What should I do? To get Microsoft 365 app protection for your apps
We have a powerful app ecosystem that supports the widest range of enterprise use cases where you have decided to include Intune app protection directly in your native app. The most commonly used mobile and cloud business apps (Microsoft Office apps, Adobe, Citrix, etc.) have embraced the security and manageability of Microsoft 365 in various app stores. This brings unique value to business modernization.
If you are an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) or if you are creating your own business applications, you can also embed Microsoft's industry-leading application protection on your mobile. App. The Microsoft engineering team offers several ways to enable app protection policies for your app based on your needs and resources.
For apps with more complex scenarios like editing or sharing corporate documents, Adobe suggests the Intune SDK. Used. This method is generally recommended when helping app developers. For simple line-of-business applications such as time absent reporting apps, the line break tool is ideal for users and is intended for use by IT administrators.
In addition to Adobe, many other third-party apps have adopted Intune. App protection for company data on mobile devices. You can check out our protected mobile app ecosystem and find more resources to help you get started by following those links.
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Read More Here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/2019/09/05/adobe-acrobat-ios-android-microsoft-365-app-protection/