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Globo plc
21 October 2014
 



21 October 2014

 

 

Globo receives United States NIST Data Security Certification

 

Globo meets highest industry standard for application security, supporting its growth into highly regulated markets such as government, finance and healthcare.

 

Globo Plc (LSE-AIM: GBO), the international provider of enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions and software as a service (SaaS), is pleased to announce that the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) has validated Globo's cryptographic modules as per Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 Security Standard for Cryptographic ModulesFIPS 140-2 validated encryption has been added to the entire Globo solution suite, which consists of GO!Enterprise EMM and GO!AppZone MADP (Mobile Application Development Platform) offerings, which means that Globo's offering now satisfies the highest level of security required in the United States.

 

This certification gives Globo a competitive advantage in addressing commercial opportunities in highly-regulated markets such as government, finance and healthcare, which demand the highest level of validated encryptionWithin Globo's EMM and MADP ecosystem thiscertificationapplies equally to functions such as email, messaging, file access or browsing, and connection to back-end systems or databases. FIPS validation represents an important milestone for Globo'sstrategy for expansion on the United States.

 

Further, Globo is the only vendor cited in Gartner's 2014 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Managementthat has received US NIST FIPS 140-2 validation for each major operating environment; iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Windows Server.  Globo is also unique in being the first MADP software vendor able to offer the ability to develop mobile applications that are suitable for these regulated markets and which require FIPS 140-2 Validated Cryptography.

 

Costis Papadimitrakopoulos, CEO of Globo, said:

 

"Globo has made a significant investment in providing customers with validated FIPS 140-2 encryption for both our enterprise mobility management and mobile app development solutions. This level of encryption allows companies to meet IT compliance requirements for the Payment Card Industry (PCI), Sarbanes-Oxley Act reporting, HIPAA compliance (Health Insurance Portability and AccountingAct), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) compliance and other highly-regulated markets."

 

The Globo FIPS 140-2 validated encryption modules will be available for use with the following operating systems:

 

•     Apple iOS

•     Google Android

•     Windows Phone 7 and 8

•     Windows Server 2013

 

Globo's offering with the encryption modules will be commercially available by the end of Q4 2014. Globo's certificates, 2268 and 2269, can be reviewed at:

 

http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/1401val2014.htm#2268

 

ENDS

 

 

CONTACTS

Globo plc

+44 20-7378-8828

Costis Papadimitrakopoulos, CEO

Dimitris Gryparis, Finance Director

Mike Jeremy, IRO




RBC Capital Markets

(Nominated Adviser & Broker)

+44 20-7653-4000

Pierre Schreuder




Canaccord Genuity

(Joint Broker)

Simon Bridges or Emma Gabriel

+44 20-7523-8000

 

Brunswick Group


Chris Blundell or Charles Pemberton

+44 20-7404-5959

 

 

About Globo plc

Globo Plc is a global provider of complete enterprise mobility solutions and SaaS. Our GO!Enterprise ('EMM') and GO!AppZone('MADP') offerings help businesses expand their engagement with employees and customers through the mobile channel via a secure and extensible environment that runs on all smart devices. The Group operates internationally through subsidiaries and offices in U.S., U.K., Europe, Middle East and South East Asia. Globo was recognized in the 2014 Gartner Enterprise Mobility Management Magic Quadrant report and in Ovum's 2014-15 Decision Matrix for EMM Solutions.

For more information please visit www.globoplc.com.



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