AirPatrol and MetaIntell Introduce Location-Based Mobile App Risk Analysis

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AirPatrol ZoneDefense™ and MetaIntell AppInterrogator™ leverage contextual information to provide safe and dynamic app use on mobile devices.

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All successful mobile solution providers are integrating location into their capabilities.

AirPatrol and MetaIntell™ today announced a partnership to integrate their products. The integration of AirPatrol’s ZoneDefense™ with MetaIntell’s AppInterrogator™ introduces ease of mind to enterprises with BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies.

The number of mobile app applications and, therefore, associated security risk continues to grow. Recently, Tim Cook of Apple announced there are now over one million apps in the company’s App Store, a similar announcement to one Google Play made in August 2013. With the ever expanding number of applications available to mobile users, it can be overwhelming to decide when and where a single app is safe to use.

“All successful mobile solution providers are integrating location into their capabilities,” said Dr. Guy Levy-Yurista, AirPatrol CTO. “MetaIntell has a unique cloud-based engine for fast and simple mobile app risk analysis that exposes hidden truths. Paired with the precise location pinpointing ability of ZoneDefense, we are able to offer individual devices’ app usage to be approved in some zones but not others, with the added benefit of avoiding unsafe apps.”

“Unlike traditional anti-virus or security logic, AppInterrogator identifies patterns of risk through multiple, asynchronous processes that lead to threats,” said Kevin Mullenex, MetaIntell CEO. “By identifying the risk and the user’s current location, in combination with ZoneDefense, organizations are able to forensically and dynamically refine a user’s device posture, providing an extra layer of protection against potential security threats.”

The combined AirPatrol MetaIntell location-based mobile app risk management solution will be available worldwide in early 2014. More information on ZoneDefense can be found here: http://airpatrolcorp.com/products/zonedefense/. More information on AppInterrogator can be found here: http://www.metaintell.com/.

About AirPatrol
AirPatrol Corporation is a developer of mobile device identification and locationing systems. Its flagship product, ZoneDefense, is a security platform for wireless and cellular networks that can detect, monitor and manage the behavior of smartphones, tablets, laptops and other mobile devices based on their location. AirPatrol customers include numerous government and military agencies and large enterprises around the globe. For more information on AirPatrol Corporation and its products call 410-290-3446, email: ledwards(at)airpatrolcorp(dot)com or visit http://www.airpatrolcorp.com.

About MetaIntell
MetaIntell is the leader in intelligence-based, mobile risk management (MRM) and mobile application management (MAM). MetaIntell provides a cloud-based service that interrogates mobile apps for malware threats, privacy risks, security risks and data leaks; and correlates the data with gathered intelligence to declare an app is In or Out™—before it is downloaded by a user, or at any point thereafter as a result of continuous analysis. MetaIntell sells to enterprise customers via EMMs/MDMs, mobile app stores, and others. All of MetaIntell‘s partners and customers rely on MetaIntell‘s innovative solution as a key element in their product and service offerings, or mobile risk management strategy. For more information on MetaIntell, please contact pr(at)MetaIntell(dot)com or 408-219-3403.

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