SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Technology™, the leader in secure mobility, today announced that the company has received approval for their Secure Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for iOS 7 and has been included within five prior STIGs resulting from a long standing collaboration with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). As the only mobility provider to be validated on three independent operating systems, this milestone signifies the trust that U.S. government agencies have in Good's dedication to providing the most reliable and secure mobility solutions.
"With security and risk management of the utmost importance, agencies look for specific certification and accreditation criteria before engaging with a vendor, and STIG is among the first things they look for," said John Jackson, research VP at IDC. "Good has been certified on several operating systems, which gives agencies a multi-platform mobility environment that is flexible, but also meets key security requirements. The company continues to be a trusted partner to governments around the world."
The latest Good STIG will enable the U.S. Department of Defense and other U.S. government agencies to securely implement Good on iOS7 for mobile device management (MDM), mobile email management (MEM), as well as mobile application management (MAM) using the combination of Good Dynamics®, the company's secure mobility platform, and Good For Enterprise® for secure mail. Good Dynamics integrates application containerization, mobile application management, an enterprise app store, and MDM, simplifying the creation of mobile apps and the ongoing management of apps, data and devices. Good for Enterprise securely manages data and devices with secure email, calendar information, contact details, browser access, task management and document data. For agencies looking for a greater level of security, Good for Enterprise supports S/MIME with both smart cards as well as derived credentials.
"The Department of Defense continues to be concerned with securing mobile devices and they turn to DISA to provide an outline of best practices for mobility," said Nicko van Someren, chief technology officer at Good Technology. "This STIG approval, coupled with Good Technology being the only EMM provider to be awarded the Common Criteria EAL4+ certification for iOS and Android, the highest certification level recognized internationally under the Common Criteria program, is another validation that government agencies can rely on Good for secure mobility, no matter which devices or operating systems are being deployed."
Good has been working with DISA and designing products that meet various STIG requirements since 2006. For more information about Good's secure mobility platform, Good Dynamics, click here.
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