DISA Grants STIG Certification to MobileIron Security Platform; Barry Mainz Comments

mobile, tablet, device, mobilityThe Defense Information Systems Agency has issued its Security Technical Implementation Guide approval to a MobileIron-built mobile device management platform for deployment at the Defense Department.

DISA cleared the MobileIron Core platform for use on iOS and Android devices in certain DoD-run networks, the company said Thursday.

“The DoD Mobile Device Strategy encourages a highly mobile workforce for greater mission effectiveness,” said Barry Mainz, MobileIron president and CEO.

MobileIron received the STIG approval five weeks after the company obtained Common Criteria Certification from the National Information Assurance Partnership for its Mobile Device Management Protection Profile.

NIAP is a joint activity of the National Security Council and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

The MobileIron Core technology is designed to integrate with backend enterprise information technology systems and helps users manage the security of mobile devices, applications and content.

You may also be interested in...

SBIRS GEO-5 Satellite Lockheed Martin

Lockheed-Made SBIRS GEO-5 Satellite Set for Launch Next Year

Lockheed Martin has announced the launch readiness of an upcoming military space satellite designed to provide missile warning via infrared technology. The company said Wednesday its fifth Space-Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite or SBIRS GEO-5 is set for flight in 2021, following the satellite's completion in October this year.

Parsons

Parsons Announces New Products for Cloud Native Streaming

Parsons has unveiled a new series of cloud products designed to help government and commercial customers process large amounts of data while ensuring lesser infrastructure costs. The company said Wednesday it will offer cloud native stream platforms to deliver the scalability needed to maximize cloud resources.

Bitglass

Bitglass Gets FedRAMP OK for Secure Cloud Access Offering

Bitglass has earned a certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for a platform developed to protect any interaction between devices, applications, on-premises resources, infrastructure and web destinations.