Lookout Cloud security solutions help Texas State and local government agencies protect sensitive data and reduce the risk of cyberattacks
SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — dangerinc., a leader in endpoint and cloud security solutions, announced today that it has been authorized to run the Lookout Security Platform on it TX RAMP, Texas’ Government risk and authorization management program for cloud computing services. That Lookout Security Platform is a scalable, cloud-delivered solution that helps agencies secure their hybrid workforce and protect sensitive data by providing advanced data protection and threat protection for all cloud services, including web, web apps, email, and personal applications, offers.
The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) created TX-RAMP in 2021 to standardize its approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring of cloud computing services for its technology partners handling government data.
With its TX-RAMP approval danger can now offer accessible Zero Trust tools Texas government agencies, universities and local government agencies to protect and modernize their IT environments. The Lookout security platform enables government agencies to meet OMB-mandated Zero Trust Framework requirements by mitigating risk while enabling critical initiatives like remote working. To provide this security, danger uses his uniform Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Secure web gateway (SWG) Technologies and Mobile endpoint security (MES) along with its granular data security and data access policies in a single solution.
To protect government data across all cloud services, the Lookout security platform offers triple-play integration of User and Entity Behavior Analysis (UEBA), Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Enterprise Digital Rights Management (EDRM). The combined technology solutions protect data from insider threats and credential harvesting while dynamically adapting to changing user and device risk postures and preventing government data from being exposed to unauthorized users. This security enhancement enables the consistent application of unified privacy policies to all users, devices, and applications, improving security management.
“With this certification danger is willing to help Texas government agencies and institutions on their way to a safer zero trust environment,” he said Tony D’AngeloVice President of Public Sector, North America at danger. “Network complexity and an increasingly distributed workforce are driving the need for tools that can seamlessly protect an organization’s IT systems and quickly identify potential user threats. The Lookout Security Platform fills that need and brings peace of mind to these government agencies.”
The Lookout security platform has received a TX-RAMP Level 2 certification, which allows it to be used on medium- or high-impact systems with sensitive/regulated data. Also lookout keeps up to date an interim operating authority (P-ATO) with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). danger was also the first mobile security solution to achieve StateRAMP Authorized, Federal JAB status. These milestones demonstrate validation and compliance with the rigorous requirements to provide both mobile and cloud security services to public sector agencies.
Gartner was named earlier this year danger a visionary in the 2022 Magic Quadrant for Security Service Edge (SSE)¹. danger among the top 3 solutions in 2022 Gartner Critical Capabilities for SSE² in each of the four use cases. Gartner defines SSE as a platform that brings together cloud-centric security capabilities to facilitate secure access to the Internet, cloud services (SaaS), and personal applications.
More information on how danger secures state and local governments, please visit: https://www.lookout.com/solutions/government/state-and-local.
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danger is a leading provider of endpoint and cloud security solutions. Our mission is to secure and strengthen our digital future in a privacy-centric world where mobility and cloud are essential to everything we do for work and play. We enable consumers and employees to protect their data and stay connected securely without violating their privacy and trust. danger Trusted by millions of consumers, the largest companies and government agencies, and partners such as AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Microsoft, Google and Apple. headquarters in san francisco, danger has offices in Amsterdam, Boston, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington, D.C To learn more, visit www.lookout.com and follow danger on your to blog, LinkedInand Twitter.
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1 Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Security Service Edge,” John Watts, Craig LawsonCharlie Winckless, Aaron McQuad, February 15, 2022.
2 Gartner, “Critical Capabilities for Security Service Edge,” Craig LawsonCharlie Winckless, John Watts, Aaron McQuaid, February 16, 2022.