TX-RAMP Authorizes Lookout Security Platform for Tier 2 Certification

The belvedere help with cloud security solutions Texas national and local government agencies protect sensitive data and reduce the risk of cyberattacks

SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Look forInc., a leader in endpoint and cloud security solutions, today announced that it has been licensed to operate the Lookout security platform on TX-RAMP, Texas’ state risk management and authorization program for cloud computing services. The Lookout Security Platform is a scalable cloud solution that helps agencies secure their hybrid workforce and protect sensitive data by providing advanced data protection and threat prevention across all cloud services, including including internet, web applications, email and private applications.

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) created TX-RAMP in 2021 to standardize its approach to security assessment, authorization, and ongoing monitoring of cloud computing services for its technology partners who process agency data. ‘State.

With his authorization TX-RAMP, Look for can now offer Zero Trust tools accessible to Texas state agencies, institutions of higher learning, and local government entities to help protect and modernize their computing environments. The Lookout Security Platform enables government agencies to meet the requirements of the OMB-mandated Zero Trust Framework by mitigating risk while enabling critical initiatives such as remote working. To provide this security, Look for leverages its unified Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Secure Web Gateway (SWG) and Mobile Endpoint Security (MES) technologies as well as granular data security and access policies data, in a single solution.

To secure agency data across all cloud services, the Lookout security platform offers a triple integration of User and Entity Behavior Analysis (UEBA), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), and enterprise digital rights management (EDRM). The combined technology solutions protect data against insider threats and credential harvesting, while dynamically adapting to changes in user and device risk posture and preventing agency data from being compromised. be exposed to unauthorized users. This security optimization enables consistent application of unified data protection policies across all users, devices, and applications, improving security administration.

“With this certification, Look for is ready to help Texas state agencies and institutions on their journey towards a more secure zero-trust environment,” said Tony D’Angelovice president of the public sector, North America at Look for. “Network complexity and an increasingly distributed workforce are increasing the need for tools that can transparently protect a company’s IT systems and quickly identify potential user threats. Lookout form of security meets this need and provides peace of mind to these government agencies.”

The Lookout security platform has achieved a TX-RAMP Level 2 certification, allowing it to be used on moderate to high impact systems with confidential/regulated data. Lookout also currently holds a Provisional Operating Authorization (P-ATO) with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). Look for was also the first mobile security solution to achieve StateRAMP Authorized, Federal JAB status. These milestones demonstrate its validation and compliance with stringent requirements to deliver mobile and cloud security services to public sector agencies.

Earlier this year, Gartner named Look for a Visionary in the 2022 Magic Quadrant for Security Service Edge (SSE)¹. Look for ranked among the top three solutions in the Gartner Critical Capabilities for SSE² 2022 in each of the four use cases. Gartner defines SSE as a platform that converges cloud-centric security capabilities to facilitate secure access to the web, cloud services (SaaS), and private applications.

For more information on how Look for secures state and local government, please visit: https://www.lookout.com/solutions/government/state-and-local.

Look for is a Presidential Sponsor of the Texas Association of State Systems for Computing and Communications (TASSCC) Annual Conference at San Antonio, TX, July 31-August 3. Schedule a demo to learn more: https://www.lookout.com/contact/request-a-demo.

About Look for
Look for is a leader in endpoint and cloud security solutions. Our mission is to secure and empower our digital future in a privacy-driven world where mobility and the cloud are essential to everything we do for work and play. We enable consumers and employees to protect their data and stay securely connected without violating their privacy and trust. Look for is trusted by millions of consumers, top businesses and government agencies, and partners like AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Microsoft, Google, and Apple. Based at San Francisco, Look for has offices at amsterdam, Boston, London, sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and washington d.c. To learn more, visit www.lookout.com and follow Look for on his blog, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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1 Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Security Service Edge,” John Watts, Craig LawsonCharlie Winckless, Aaron McQuad, February 15, 2022.
2 Gartner, “Critical Capabilities for Security Service Edge,” Craig LawsonCharlie Winckless, John Watts, Aaron McQuaid, February 16, 2022.

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