MAD suggests that customers for the technology could include:
- Healthcare companies that require different rules if doctors are at a medical facility or when travelling;
- Companies that need to restrict access to corporate assets when their employees are travelling to places where industrial espionage is a concern;
- Companies that want to limit users access to high cost mobile data services when roaming oveseas.
And, in addition to addressing what might be considered the normal requirements of corporate IT security, MAD says MECS address what it politely describes as the differing "cultural requirements of certain countries or regions."
Rob Smith, co-founder and CTO of MAD said that the technology was able to meet a rather unusual requirement a US Government Agency
"They essentially asked us to have a virtually unlimited number of firewalls for each iPhone and iPad, so they could enforce different security policies depending upon the physical location of the user's device'¦I showed them Playboy.Com on my iPad with no Geo-enforced controls. Then I turned GEO controls on and Playboy and other sites returned a blank page'¦This is exactly what they were looking for."
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