If the technology, known as mobile device management, had been
installed, San Bernardino officials would have been able to
remotely unlock the iPhone for the FBI without the theatrics of a
court battle that is now pitting digital privacy rights against
national security concerns.
The service costs $4 per month per phone.
Instead, the only person who knew the unlocking passcode for the
phone is the dead gunman, Syed Farook, who worked as an inspector
in the county’s public health department.
I had assumed they weren’t using MDM, but it’s good to have confirmation.