Welcome!

Cloud Expo Authors: Michael Meiner, Carmen Gonzalez, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

CONZebra Rolls Out BYOD Risk Assessment Service for Organizations

New Service Delivers a Baseline That Provides Organizations With a Foundation That Enables Them to Establish a Common Set of Procedures to Create a BYOD Policy

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 -- CONdition Zebra, Inc. (aka "CONZebra") (www.conzebra.com), a provider of risk management and critical infrastructure security solutions, today announced its Bring Your Own Device Baseline Policy (BYOD-BP) (www.conzebra.com/policy-and-grc-consulting), a risk assessment service for organizations who want to develop and implement a successful comprehensive BYOD usage policy to protect their business critical data and assets.

"CONZebra recognizes the popularity of the BYOD movement but also understands it introduces an element of risk to organizations through the possibility that data security could be compromised, which could severely damage a brand," said CONZebra President and CEO, Drew Williams. "CONZebra is dedicated to providing organizations with the risk assessment services they need to establish, implement and manage a successful corporate BYOD policy to protect their reputation and the integrity of their assets."

Today many enterprises allow personal devices to connect to the enterprise network. CIOs like this trend because it reduces the cost of hardware, empowers the employee, improves productivity and responsiveness as well as increases employee satisfaction. However, this also introduces a non-standard environment to the mission critical IT infrastructure, plays havoc with the technology roadmap, impacts support and has the potential to expose organization to increased security threats.

CONZebra's BYOD-BP Service Offering
CONZebra's new BYOD Baseline Policy service addresses data theft, malware, wireless exploits, and provides proprietary data loss monitoring and access management. BYOD-BP, based on the COBIT framework, is designed to help organizations create a common set of procedures that form a foundation for establishing a corporate BYOD policy. CONZebra will work closely with an organization to:

  • Evaluate Each Operation: Organizations need to take inventory of their critical infrastructure and documents that are vital to business decisions and then determine their risk exposure levels. In addition organizations need to take a physical inventory of their devices.
  • Map Everything: Every organization needs a map to identify responsible pathways to reduce exposure to risky business practices. In addition it is important to define virtualization parameters for operation to make sure these align with your map and to create a key to identify key applications for BYOD access.
  • Develop a BYOD Policy: Once a baseline is determined an organization needs to create a corporate BYOD policy that includes acceptable usage policies.
  • Implement it: Once ethical user guidelines have been established they need to be applied.
  • Conduct Audits: Once a quarter an inventory of critical infrastructure needs to be conducted and reviewed as well as the policy to make sure it is still appropriate.

Availability
CONZebra's BYOD-BP risk management service is available now for a flat fee. Please contact [email protected] for additional details.

CONZebra is headquartered in the United States (Utah), with its APAC headquarters located outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; additional offices are being opened in Australia, Taiwan and Thailand.

About CONZebra
CONZebra provides risk management and critical infrastructure security solutions that reduce risk to manageable and resolvable levels, and which focus on international and industry-specific compliance standards and frameworks. The company's strategy of combining key technologies with exclusive expertise in policy development and critical infrastructure services help mitigate operational, legal and financial threats to organizations, creating a safe harbor from which our clients can manage risk as part of their daily operations. For more information, visit www.conzebra.com.

Contact:
Christina Guilbert Klaubert
aMate Communications
001-781-759-0017
Email Contact

Ven Ping
CONZebra
Email Contact

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

@CloudExpo Stories
The 4th International DevOps Summit, co-located with16th International Cloud Expo – being held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY – announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's large...
Verizon Enterprise Solutions is simplifying the cloud-purchasing experience for its clients, with the launch of Verizon Cloud Marketplace, a key foundational component of the company's robust ecosystem of enterprise-class technologies. The online storefront will initially feature pre-built cloud-based services from AppDynamics, Hitachi Data Systems, Juniper Networks, PfSense and Tervela. Available globally to enterprises using Verizon Cloud, Verizon Cloud Marketplace provides a one-stop shop fo...
Leysin American School is an exclusive, private boarding school located in Leysin, Switzerland. Leysin selected an OpenStack-powered, private cloud as a service to manage multiple applications and provide development environments for students across the institution. Seeking to meet rigid data sovereignty and data integrity requirements while offering flexible, on-demand cloud resources to users, Leysin identified OpenStack as the clear choice to round out the school's cloud strategy. Additional...
The major cloud platforms defy a simple, side-by-side analysis. Each of the major IaaS public-cloud platforms offers their own unique strengths and functionality. Options for on-site private cloud are diverse as well, and must be designed and deployed while taking existing legacy architecture and infrastructure into account. Then the reality is that most enterprises are embarking on a hybrid cloud strategy and programs. In this Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo (http://www.CloudComputingExpo.com...
We are all here because we are sold on the transformative promise of The Cloud. But what good is all of this ephemeral, on-demand infrastructure if your usage doesn't actually improve the agility and speed of your business? How must Operations adapt in order to avoid stifling your Cloud initiative? In his session at DevOps Summit, Damon Edwards, co-founder and managing partner of the DTO Solutions, will highlight the successful organizational, process, and tooling patterns of high-performing c...
The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it’s been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprises the IoT, you’ll see that it includes everything from cloud computing, Big Data analytics, “Things,” Web communication, applications, network, storage, etc. It is essentially including everything connected online from ha...
Software-driven innovation is becoming a primary approach to how businesses create and deliver new value to customers. A survey of 400 business and IT executives by the IBM Institute for Business Value showed businesses that are more effective at software delivery are also more profitable than their peers nearly 70 percent of the time (1). DevOps provides a way for businesses to remain competitive, applying lean and agile principles to software development to speed the delivery of software that ...
Docker offers a new, lightweight approach to application portability. Applications are shipped using a common container format and managed with a high-level API. Their processes run within isolated namespaces that abstract the operating environment independently of the distribution, versions, network setup, and other details of this environment. This "containerization" has often been nicknamed "the new virtualization." But containers are more than lightweight virtual machines. Beyond their small...
The move in recent years to cloud computing services and architectures has added significant pace to the application development and deployment environment. When enterprise IT can spin up large computing instances in just minutes, developers can also design and deploy in small time frames that were unimaginable a few years ago. The consequent move toward lean, agile, and fast development leads to the need for the development and operations sides to work very closely together. Thus, DevOps become...
Cloud Expo 2014 TV commercials will feature @ThingsExpo, which was launched in June, 2014 at New York City's Javits Center as the largest 'Internet of Things' event in the world.

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is bringing a greater level of control, security and flexibility to cloud-based application development and delivery with a single-tenant version of Bluemix, IBM's

An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and asse...
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Chief Ar...
Technology is enabling a new approach to collecting and using data. This approach, commonly referred to as the "Internet of Things" (IoT), enables businesses to use real-time data from all sorts of things including machines, devices and sensors to make better decisions, improve customer service, and lower the risk in the creation of new revenue opportunities. In his General Session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Dave Wagstaff, Vice President and Chief Architect at BSQUARE Corporation, discuss the ...
The security devil is always in the details of the attack: the ones you've endured, the ones you prepare yourself to fend off, and the ones that, you fear, will catch you completely unaware and defenseless. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing if not an endless proliferation of details. It's the vision of a world in which continuous Internet connectivity and addressability is embedded into a growing range of human artifacts, into the natural world, and even into our smartphones, appliances, a...
"BSQUARE is in the business of selling software solutions for smart connected devices. It's obvious that IoT has moved from being a technology to being a fundamental part of business, and in the last 18 months people have said let's figure out how to do it and let's put some focus on it, " explained Dave Wagstaff, VP & Chief Architect, at BSQUARE Corporation, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"Our premise is Docker is not enough. That's not a bad thing - we actually love Docker. At ActiveState all our products are based on open source technology and Docker is an up-and-coming piece of open source technology," explained Bart Copeland, President & CEO of ActiveState Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete...
What do a firewall and a fortress have in common? They are no longer strong enough to protect the valuables housed inside. Like the walls of an old fortress, the cracks in the firewall are allowing the bad guys to slip in - unannounced and unnoticed. By the time these thieves get in, the damage is already done and the network is already compromised. Intellectual property is easily slipped out the back door leaving no trace of forced entry. If we want to reign in on these cybercriminals, it's hig...
Infor has announced a new feature Infor CloudSuite™ Aerospace & Defense (A&D) to aid compliance with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The ITAR function will serve as a complementary function for new or existing Infor CloudSuite A&D customers, to facilitate compliance for Infor customers that are creating a US defense article or performing a US defense service and wish to benefit from cloud-services. The ITAR regulation serves to manage handling and access requirements for dat...