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Good Technology is trumpeting a newly-inked EAL4+ Common Criteria certification awarded to the its Good For Enterprise MDM and data protection platform.

The company's local VP and GM Gavin Jones told Vulture South the certification relieves the need for the company to work through certifications on a country-by-country basis, at least for those countries that have agreed to the Common Criteria.

He noted, for example, that while achieving Defense Signals Directorate (now Australian Signals Directorate) certification is significant, the CC certification is more so, covering the 26 current CC countries.

He added that the company considers the certification to EAL4+ level (the highest CC certification) gives Good Technology a break over its competitors, since achieving the certification is expensive and burdensome.

Jones attributed the certification to the containerisation in the company's mobile security products. This, he said, adds protection of data to the device-level protection that's the basis of the MDM (mobile device management) sector.

The containerisation encrypts application data separately from the communications channel, and creates app-to-app tunnels to secure individual workflows. Cut-and-paste controls provide data loss prevention capabilities, and the platform allows apps to be locked or corporate data wiped in the event of a breach of policy. The platform also provides secure email, calendar information, contact details, document data and browser access.

The company says it's got the only mobile collaboration studio to achieve EAL4+ for both iOS and Android platforms, for its Good For Enterprise platform. ®

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