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Bradford Networks

November 05, 2012 09:00 ET

Bradford Networks Leads EDUCAUSE 2012 Panel: BYOD: Short-Term Gain Without Long-Term Pain?

Industry Experts to Discuss Best Practices for Implementing a Secure Bring-Your-Own-Device Security Strategy Across Campuses

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - Nov 5, 2012) - (Booth #706) Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced the details of its participation at EDUCAUSE 2012, taking place this week in Denver, Colo. In a panel presentation, "BYOD: Short-Term Gain without Long-Term Pain?" Bradford Networks' CMO Tom Murphy will be joined by industry experts to discuss the best practices and challenges higher-educational institutions face when implementing bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies.

Kim Cary, Chief Information Security Officer, Pepperdine University
Bruce Klein, Director, Network & Systems Services, Rowan University
Tom Murphy, Chief Marketing Officer, Bradford Networks

"BYOD: Short-Term Gain without Long-Term Pain?"
This panel will discuss best practices and pitfalls in establishing and managing successful BYOD programs that allow personal devices to connect easily and securely to college and university networks, without creating help desk nightmares. In this panel, executives from both IT and end-user organizations will share their different perspectives and approaches to BYOD.

Wednesday, November 7 from 10:30 - 11:20 a.m.

Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colo., Meeting Room 304

In addition, Bradford Networks will showcase the latest version of its award-winning Network Sentry 6.0 network access control (NAC) solution (booth #706) during the show. Network Sentry enables educational institutions to proactive address the evolving needs of BYOD. It correlates network, security, endpoint device, and user information to provide total visibility and control over every user and device accessing the campus network.

Key benefits for educational institutions include:

  • Safely allows student-owned devices onto the campus network;
  • Delivers 100 percent visibility into all mobile devices connecting to the network;
  • Enables an automated, self-service registration process for thousands of student-owned devices;
  • Automatically provisions the appropriate level of network access for faculty, students, and guests;
  • Confirms devices are fully protected before they gain access to the network.

For more information on EDUCAUSE 2012, please visit the event website at and to see updates from the show on Twitter, follow @TeamBradford.

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. Network Sentry is now used by more than 800 enterprise customers worldwide in markets such as healthcare, financial services, retail, government, education and more. For more information, please visit

Network Sentry is a trademark of Bradford Networks, Inc. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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