Google boosts security on Google Apps for iOS

Google is rolling out an update for the iOS version of Google Apps that promises increased security for companies that use the cloud-based service. The update introduces iOS Sync automatically to Gmail and Google Drive, and will let employers using Google Apps for Work, Eduction, or Government distribute WiFi passwords to selected iPads and iPhones, and allow employees to mark their Apple devices as trusted when they first log in to Google Apps to stop sensitive documents being seen by outside eyes.

Google says the iOS Sync update will also allow users to remotely wipe devices, or block them from accessing files and documents held in the company’s Google Apps account. In the blog post announcing the launch of the patch, Google…

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