The U.S. Military Standard (MIL-STD) 810 tests are designed to let users know how equipment will perform in harsh environments. Here are the eight tests most commonly applied to computing devices.
The department approves Security Technical Implementation Guides for BlackBerry smart phones and tablets with BES 10, along with Samsung's Android Knox.
It runs silent, can turn off its lights and be operated remotely by a technician who doesn't have to join investigators or a covert team in the field.
The hardware and software package from AOptix would allow police and the military to take fingerprint, iris, face and voice readings in the field.
The agency is planning a secure cloud to hold all the imagery and data collected by the military's drones, satellites and other sources.
Agencies getting into gamification need to know their audience, starting with which of the four types of gamers they want to attract.
DOD's inspector general says the Army is "unaware" of some 14,000 smart phones and tablets, many of them unmanaged and unsecure.
The Army's use of ExpeditionDI to train soldiers for combat show how realistic simulations can have real-world benefits.
Agile development tactics break projects into smaller chunks, let IT teams keep up with changes, and prevent “scope creep.”
The department says its management plan calls for supporting multiple devices, despite a report that it would drop BlackBerry for Apple devices.
The recently released Commercial Mobile Device Implementation Plan lists a range of pilots that could have an impact on the goals of the Mobile Device Strategy.
The Naval Air Systems Command is testing an LTE network for high-bandwidth ship-to-ship communications.