Granular visibility over mobile devices for advanced security and control.

App of the Week

 

12 word description of app/product:

Granular visibility over mobile devices for advanced security and control.  This application does not collect data for farming.

 

Formats: Android and iOS

 

Website: www.corrata.com

 

What does it help with?

Corrata Security and Control helps to give granular visibility and control of mobile devices to protect against security threats, ensure compliance with acceptable use policies, and manage cellular data usage to control costs. Corrata’s SafePathML technology enables instant detection and prevention of security attacks, including blocking access to phishing sites, malicious content, and unofficial app stores. Compliance with acceptable use policies is ensured by preventing access to internet content considered inappropriate, harmful or illegal. Unnecessary costs are reduced by managing mobile data usage with policies and caps set for individuals or groups.

 

What grade and age range?  K-12 

All ages that have access to tablets or smartphones.

 

Is this core/supplemental/special needs/extracurricular/professional development or what?

N/A

 

What subject, topic, what standards is it mapped to?

N/A

 

What lesson time does it use?

None

 

What is the pricing model?

Monthly software license per device

 

Are there services around it?

We can supply the devices and the data plans for all 4 major carriers.  Visit http://granitenet.com/Products/Mobility to learn more.

 

What makes Corrata unique?

The level of visibility and control over mobile device traffic provided by the Corrata solution is what makes it unique. Corrata analyzes thousands of discrete data points per device per day in real time. This granular level of visibility makes it possible to instantly identify threats, detect compliance risks, and monitor data usage with an unparalleled degree of accuracy, allowing for instant response and remedial action all while maintaining end user privacy.

 

A description of the characteristics--how is it designed for user interface, user experience? What instructional design principles are at work here?

The Corrata solution is designed for end users to be as unobtrusive and lightweight as possible. The mobile app is easily deployable as users or IT administrators simply download it from the App Store or Google Play Store and install it on their device in minutes. Once installed, the app is designed to operate on the phone with minimal notifications, low battery consumption and low storage space requirements. User privacy is also a key component of the Corrata user experience with all internet and app traffic analyzed locally on the device and never sent to a third party web gateway or proxy.

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