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Bradford Networks to Address the Framework for Implementing Secure BYOD Policies at Bryant University Security Day 2012

Executives From Bradford, FBI, Cisco and ePlus Technology to Discuss Emerging Security Trends (May 24, 2012)

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/24/12 -- Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced that company executives will be addressing network access control (NAC) and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) security issues at the third annual Bryant Security Day 2012, taking place Thursday, May 24, 2012 at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. The one-day event features executives from the FBI, Cisco, ePlus Technology and more to examine the network security impact of emerging trends, such as mobile device management (MDM), security-as-a-service (SaaS), and the consumerization of IT.

Who:
Tom Murphy, chief marketing officer, Bradford Networks
Rick Leclerc, co-founder and director, Bradford Networks

What:
"Managing the BYOD Onslaught with a Blueprint for Success"
Unlike corporate-issued devices that are well-managed and under IT's control, the BYOD initiative introduces a unique set of security challenges that require a balance of flexibility, visibility and security. This presentation will explain the concept of a "BYOD Blueprint," incorporating network access control and mobile device management technologies, and lessons learned from onboarding personal devices to more than 800 networks across the education, healthcare and enterprise markets.

"Network Access Control (NAC) in the Cloud: A New Deployment Alternative"
SaaS offerings for network access control are new to the market, having been previously available only in on-premise options. SaaS solutions for NAC offer an effective alternative for delivering visibility and control on wired and wireless networks. A true SaaS deployment requires no hardware on site and provides efficient and easy scalability. In this session, Bradford will discuss Xtra Mart Convenience Stores' implementation of a NAC SaaS solution to identify, classify, and monitor every endpoint, including security cameras, safes, environmental monitoring systems, cash registers and PCs, at approximately 200 retail locations.


When:
"Managing the BYOD Onslaught with a Blueprint for Success"
Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET

"Network Access Control (NAC) in the Cloud: A New Deployment Alternative"
Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 2:00 - 2:45 p.m. ET

Where:
Bryant University's George E. Bello Center for Information and Technology
1150 Douglas Pike; Smithfield, Rhode Island
To register, please visit: http://bryantsecurityday2012.doattend.com.

About Bradford Networks
Bradford Networks offers the best solution to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices. The company's flexible Network Sentry platform is the first network security offering that can automatically identify and profile all devices and all users on a network, providing complete visibility and control. Unlike vendor-specific network security products, Network Sentry provides a view across all brands of network equipment and connecting devices eliminating the network blind spots that can introduce risk. For more information, please visit www.bradfordnetworks.com.

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