Endpoint Security of Lookout Mobile is Now StateRAMP Authorized

Lookout | March 04, 2022

Lookout, Inc., a provider of comprehensive endpoint-to-cloud security, announced today that its Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security solution had been granted StateRAMP Authorization. The Lookout solution has passed 325 security checks, indicating that it can handle sensitive, unclassified data and protect critical government networks. It gives state and local governments complete access over their entire fleet of iOS, Android, and ChromeOS endpoints, allowing them to secure agency data in real-time by detecting and responding to phishing, app, device, and network threats. Lookout is the premier provider of mobile endpoint security to the government and the first mobile security vendor to be approved by StateRAMP. In April 2020, Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security received FedRAMP approval.

StateRAMP is a nonprofit organization founded by state and local government leaders, industry professionals, and private firms to offer a standard for government entities to manage cybersecurity risks from third-party suppliers. These security standards are based on NIST Special Publication 800-53, a widely accepted catalog of security and privacy controls for information systems and organizations from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Attackers seek to breach agency networks in droves, fueled by the global epidemic and the trend to mass telework. According to a new SolarWinds and Market Connections survey of 400 decision-makers from federal, state, and municipal agencies and the education sector, endpoint security software is an important tool in managing risk. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) M-22-01 mandates that federal agencies integrate mobile devices in their endpoint detection and response, continuous monitoring, and proactive threat hunting strategies, setting a high bar for state and local governments to meet.

"In the current environment of remote work and digital transformation of government services, state and local organizations are operating with an increasing number of mobile devices that are expanding their cyber attack surface, These organizations need tools that can detect and respond to threats on iOS, Android and ChromeOS devices to  secure data accessed from anywhere."

Tony D'Angelo, vice president, U.S. public sector, Lookout

The Lookout Security Graph, which analyses telemetry data from more than 200 million devices and 150 million apps and continually ingests and analyses millions of URLs every day, is at the heart of Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security. Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security uses machine intelligence to help state and local governments detect and respond to phishing, application, device, and network attacks while maintaining user privacy. In addition, lookout can automatically detect and respond to threats that have never been seen before, thanks to machine intelligence.

Following receiving FedRAMP Joint Advisory Board (JAB) Provisional Authorization to Operate for Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security in May 2020 and Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) in February 2022, the company was added to the StateRAMP AVL. StateRAMP's compliance verification is modeled after FedRAMP, and it necessitates the submission of an independent third-party audit to the StateRAMP Program Management Office (PMO) for approval.


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An XDR solution enables endpoint devices to share intelligence and talk to each other—an imperative for remote working. Going at #malware, #ransomware, and #phishing with legacy EPP solutions is a risk you can no longer afford. Vicky Ray, Principal Researcher at Unit 42 explains why it’s time for an upgrade.