MaaS360 by Fiberlink Wins Best Security Solution at GTRA SecureGOV Council Meeting

GTRA.org – December 14, 2011, Washington, D.C. – GTRA announced the technology award winners for the Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) December 2011 SecureGOV Technology Council Meeting where  Senior executives at the Government Technology Research Alliance’s semi-annual council meeting voted among their peers for cutting edge demonstrations, presentations and best security technology solutions.

“Best Security Solution” was won by MaaS360 by Fiberlink their boardroom topic “Continuous Monitoring of Laptops and Smart Devices.”

“Cloud mobile device management is one of the government’s top security concerns for 2012” Said Kelly Yocum, Co-Founder GTRA, “We are excited Fiberlink’s MaaS360 solution is being recognized by the GTRA Members!”

“It’s an honor to be recognized by GTRA’s membership of government technology officials as the Best Security Solution at this prestigious event." said Fiberlink’s VP of Federal Jeff Ward.  “MaaS360’s reputation for excellence in safeguarding sensitive government data on iOS, Androids, Blackberry and laptop devices comes from our work across multiple agencies. We look forward to helping additional branches meet OMB goals for Cloud First, GreenIT, Continuous Monitoring, and Telework with MaaS360.”

The other GTRA SecureGOV award winners include Intel for “Best Cloud Security Solution” where their collaboration with government in their boardroom “Federal Cloud Security Initiatives - Choosing the Right Standards and Technologies” integrated Trust Frameworks which allow the cross agency collaboration while creating layers for more secure cloud access.

Invincea won the “Best Network Security Solution” award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom “Fight Back Against Spear-Phishing Within Your Organization” discussing solutions for malware and phishing in the ever-changing cyber environment.

ExteNet Systems, Inc won the “Best Secure Mobility Solution” award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom “Making Mobility Fly” discussing their unique solutions for enhancing the security of mobility using secure platforms.

Centrify won the “Best ID Management Solution” award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom “Securing Cross-platform Systems and Applications Leveraging Active Directory” highlighting the importance of cost reduction, increasing security, and implementing cross-platform data centers by leveraging Active Directory.

RSA NetWitness won the “Best Live Demo” award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom “Getting Ahead of Advanced Threats through Continuous Security Monitoring” discussing real-time network forensics techniques used to monitor network and application layer traffic, detect designer malware and zero-day attacks, and improve overall tactical network intelligence and situational awareness.

Q1 Labs won the “Best Info Security Solution” award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom “Security Intelligence for Government Agencies”.

All of the GTRA SecureGOV Council Meeting Award recipients receive an automatic nomination entry for the GOVTek Government Executive Awards which will be voted on by a panel of judges and the government IT community. The GOVTek Award nominees will be celebrated and Award winners announced at the GOVTek Gala, hosted by GTRA taking place February 2nd, 2012, 6-10pm at the Newseum in Washington, DC. WWW.GOVTekAwards.org

About GTRA: GTRA brings together executive-level government technology Security, Enterprise Architecture, Green IT and Health IT leaders to collaborate, strategize and create innovative solutions. The semi-annual GTRA SecureGOV Council Meeting addresses the security topics identified through research with the government GTRA Council members and industry experts. By sharing best practices and lessons learned, knowledge is exchanged in a peer-to-peer forum, resulting in actionable government-wide strategic plans and cutting-edge solutions.  Through a unique collaborative methodology, GTRA is revolutionizing the way government does business.

Contact:
Kerri Tompkins
Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA)
312.253.4100 Office
202.660.2448 Mobile
ktompkins@gtra.org
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