Zimperium and Carahsoft Partner to Deliver Mobile Security Protection to the Public Sector
DALLAS & RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zimperium, the only mobile security platform purpose-built for enterprise environments, today announced a new partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider®. Carahsoft will serve as Zimperium’s primary government aggregator®making the company’s FedRAMP authorized mobile threat defense solution available to the public sector through Carahsoft’s reseller partners, NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V and Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – Software 2 contracts (ITES-SW2).
This partnership expands Zimperium’s reach in the public sector, making it easier for federal, state and local government organizations to access and implement its mobile device and app security solutions, and strengthen their defense against mobile threats. growing.
Mobile devices and apps have quickly become one of the most exploited and fastest growing attack vectors for cybercriminals. In 2021, the Zimperium zLabs team, which discovered the most mobile vulnerabilities in the industry, discovered numerous threats affecting more than 10 million devices in at least 214 countries. As the need for mobility, remote working, and bring your own device (BYOD) practices become permanent fixtures, public sector mobile devices pose the same, if not more, risk than those in the private sector.
“Even the most sophisticated organizations are successfully attacked on mobile devices. We have seen state-sponsored actors target employees at the highest levels of government, and they do so because they know that mobile phones contain vast amounts of sensitive data that can be used for a myriad of nefarious purposes. said Ed Carter, CRO. in Zimperium. “It is essential for the public sector to have mobile security protection that detects and prevents threats in real time. As more and more government organizations realize the seriousness of these threats and turn to us for the protection they need, our partnership with Carahsoft will expand our footprint to meet this growing demand.
Zimperium’s advanced mobile threat defense solution, Zimperium zIPS, is the only mobile security platform that provides government agencies with on-device mobile threat defense, powered by machine learning, to protect iOS devices. , Android and Chromebook against evolving mobile attacks. . Zimperium’s Mobile App Protection Suite (MAPS) helps businesses build secure and compliant mobile apps. It’s the only unified solution that combines comprehensive, integrated protection with centralized threat visibility.
“Our number one priority is to equip our partners and public sector IT decision makers with next-generation solutions – and mobile security is a growing and serious concern for them,” said Steve Jacyna, director of emerging cybersecurity solutions at Carahsoft. . “Government organizations bear a huge and growing responsibility in protecting the public from cyber threats and mobile security is at the forefront of this challenge. By teaming up with Zimperium and our reseller partners, we can confidently offer our customers invaluable protection and peace of mind through an advanced mobile security solution.
Many federal, state, and local government entities already partner with Zimperium to protect their mobile devices and apps. The company currently works with US federal government agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense, and at the state and local level, the State of Michigan, the City of Los Angeles and the City of New York. Zimperium was the first mobile threat defense vendor to be granted “Authority to Operate” status by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) in 2019. The program provides a standardized approach to security authorizations for cloud service offerings and enables Zimperium to serve government customers faster.
Carahsoft is the latest partner to join the Zimperium zPartner program, which consists of leading cloud platform providers, VARs and distributors, and technology partners worldwide.
To learn more about how Zimperium helps government agencies defend against mobile threats, please visit: Zimperium.com. For more information about the Zimperium Partner Program and how to join, contact us at: zimperium.com/contact-us.
Zimperium is available through Carahsoft resellers and contracts, including: SEWP V contracts NNG15SC03B and NNG15SC27B, and ITES-SW2 contract W52P1J-20-D-0042. For more information, contact Carahsoft’s Zimperium team at [email protected]
Zimperium provides the only mobile security platform purpose-built for enterprise environments. With machine learning-based protection and a single platform that secures everything from apps to endpoints, Zimperium is the only solution to deliver on-device mobile threat defense to protect growing mobile environments. and evolving. Zimperium is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and is backed by Warburg Pincus, SoftBank, Samsung, Sierra Ventures, and Telstra. For more information, follow Zimperium on Twitter (@Zimperium) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/zimperium), or visit www.Zimperium.com.
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted government IT solutions provider®, supporting public sector organizations in federal, state and local government agencies and in the education and healthcare markets. As the main government aggregator® for our vendor partners, we offer solutions for cybersecurity, multicloud, DevSecOps, big data, artificial intelligence, open source, customer experience and more. Working with resellers, systems integrators, and consultants, our sales and marketing teams deliver industry-leading IT products, services, and training through hundreds of contract vehicles. Visit us at www.carahsoft.com.