Upcoming Webinar: The State of Mobile Device Security in Government – June 27, 2018

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Webinar to highlight emerging mobile cybersecurity threats facing state and local governments, and what these entities can do to better protect mobile data.

Zimperium is hosting a webinar for customers, media and the general public. Karen Jackson, Former Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia, along with Chul Yim, Director of State and Local Governments for Zimperium, will present the webinar, sharing their unique perspectives on the mobile security threats government entities combat daily

WHO: Zimperium, a global leader in enterprise mobile threat defense (MTD) and a leading provider of real-time, on-device protection against known and unknown threats.

Karen Jackson, who will participate in the webinar, was most recently the Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia where she was responsible for policy and legislative initiatives as well as developing programs to facilitate innovation, entrepreneurship, technology development and adoption. Karen understands the cybersecurity space, particularly for the local and state governments, very well.

TITLE: Addressing the Emerging Mobile Cybersecurity Threats Facing State and Local Governments

WHAT: This webinar will share how protecting government systems is a significant challenge for security teams, using statistics from Cisco’s “2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report: Impacts on Government” that shows mobile devices, data in the public cloud and user behavior as key challenges facing government data security. The webinar will specifically discuss:

  • Why the government sector is seeing increasingly more cyberattacks, as its technology is easier to hack than the private sector’s, mainly through hosing host highly valuable data with limited ability to manage system down time
  • How Zimperium detects known and unknown mobile threats through machine learning-based detection, on-device vs. cloud-based detection and privacy controls

WHY: As all forms of government agencies rely on mobile technology to be connected, the number and cost of cyber attacks on the public sector is growing rapidly. Accenture’s 2017 “Cost of Cyber Crime Study” shows the average cost of a successful public sector cyber breach in 2017 increased by $1.43 million over the previous year to a whopping $8.2 million. Many experts believe this growth is exasperated by the public sector’s technology being easier to access and hack. This further shows why state and local governments need advanced technology to detect and stop mobile cyberattacks.

WHERE: Register Now

WHEN: June 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. CDT

The post Upcoming Webinar: The State of Mobile Device Security in Government – June 27, 2018 appeared first on Zimperium Mobile Security Blog.

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Zimperium, the industry leader in Mobile Threat Defense, offers real-time, on-device protection against both known and previously unknown threats, enabling detection and remediation of attacks on all three mobile threat vectors - Device, Network and Applications. Zimperium’s patented z9™ detection engine uses machine learning to power zIPS™, mobile on-device Intrusion Prevention System app, and zIAP™, an embedded, In-App Protection SDK that delivers self-protecting iOS and Android apps. Leaders across the mobile ecosystem partner with Zimperium, including mobile operators (Airtel, Deutsche Telekom, SmarTone, SoftBank and Telstra), device manufacturers (Samsung, SIRIN, TriGem), and leading enterprise mobility management (EMM) providers (AirWatch, MobileIron, BlackBerry, Citrix and SAP). Headquartered in San Francisco, Zimperium is backed by Sierra Ventures, Samsung, Telstra, Warburg Pincus and SoftBank. Learn more at www.zimperium.com or our official blog at https://blog.zimperium.com.

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