Microsoft expanding security and mobile controls for Office 365

Microsoft expanding security and mobile controls for Office 365

Government IT managers will soon have more options for Office 356 data loss protection and mobile device controls.

NYPD gets 41,000 tablets, handhelds for officers

NYPD gets 41,000 tablets, handhelds for officers

The $160 million initiative will upgrade the NYPD’s mobile platform, allowing the department to outfit up to 6,000 police cars with rugged tablets and provide 35,000 handheld devices for police officers.

MobileIron updates Docs@Work to secure personal cloud

MobileIron updates Docs@Work to secure personal cloud

Docs@Work lets users access, annotate and share enterprise content regardless of location, in a variety of cloud repositories, while providing IT a centralized way to secure and manage mobile content and device policies.

8 apps for safer city intersections

8 apps for safer city intersections

Winning apps in New York City’s Connected Intersections Challenge used wearable devices and smartphone sensors in effort to drive down traffic fatalities and injuries.

Cloud-based platform for field service management

Trimble debuts cloud, dev tools for mobile field management

In related announcements, Trimble introduced a cloud-based platform for field service management, mobile workforce productivity and scheduling tools and a development environment to improve field business processes.

iRobot unveils multi-bot tablet controller, improved networking

iRobot unveils multi-bot tablet controller, improved networking

iRobot announced a multi-robot tablet controller and the uPoint Robot Radio networking solution for first responders and defense forces.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Surface Pro 3 stretches for the enterprise

For enterprises looking to equip staff with both tablets and laptops, Microsoft is positioning its Surface Pro 3 as a full-powered business PC and a tablet while sweetening the deal with a discount and new support program.

Mobile patient data for emergency response

FEMA adds patient tracker apps to ER toolkit

New mobile patient tracking software will improve healthcare situational awareness at disaster sites.

Forensic software extracts iPhone data even with iOS 8 encryption

Forensic software extracts iPhone data – even with iOS 8 encryption

Apple's latest security improvements in iOS 8 make iCloud backup acquisition the only way for criminal investigators to access the suspect's smartphone data.

AppVet speeds mobile devices, apps  to the battlefield

AppVet speeds mobile devices, apps to the battlefield

The NIST AppVet project developed a framework to evaluate hardware and software for off-the-shelf smartphones in military field operations.

Driverless-vehicle tech on the move

Practice lanes for driverless-vehicle tech

Autonomous vehicles will learn to navigate the complexities of urban and suburban driving in two recently established off-road cities.

Microsoft previews Windows 10 as enterprise OS

Microsoft previews Windows 10 as enterprise OS

Featuring a one universal app platform and integrated data protection, Windows 10 will be the next version of Microsoft's operating system for smartphones, desktops, tablets and laptops.

Topic Resources

  • How DevOps can accelerate deployment of Healthcare systems with reduced cost and risk: Successes from multiple domains

    Change in Healthcare systems – driven by the new laws and regulations, demands for mobile services, and rising costs – can be delivered with greater speed and quality by integrating DevOps processes and tools into existing development and delivery environments. By applying lean and agile principles across the software delivery lifecycle, DevOps helps organizations deliver a differentiated and engaging customer experience, achieve quicker time to value, and gain increased capacity to innovate.

  • Enabling Government to Citizen Engagement through Mobility and Identity Solutions

    In today’s digital environment, citizens and employees have high expectations for government services. Whether they are checking employee benefits, access tax records, or conducting a transaction, they assume that information or services will be available whenever they need it and whatever device they are using. But to make this possible, agencies need to understand both the tools and tactics for delivering and securing mobile engagement. This webcast will provide agencies with insights into how to leverage the latest developments in mobile and identity technology.

  • Mobile Apps Make Gains in Identity and Security

    The government is transitioning its mobile app offerings from straightforward informational to more complex transactional setups. As more agencies embrace mobile apps, their possibilities become apparent and their security policies necessary. Read this informative Digital Dialogue to learn how agencies can take advantage of emerging mobile solutions while maintaining data security.

  • Big Five in Overdrive: Are State and Local Networks Ready?

    As state and local government organizations grapple with tight budgets, demanding constituents, growing data volumes, and cross-government coordination challenges, the "Big Five of IT" – data center consolidation, mobility, security, big data, and cloud computing – promise to improve agency performance, productivity, and service. But are state and local networks ready? This research report examines potential network impact, state and local readiness, and how organizations can prepare for the onslaught.

  • Avoiding Insider Threats to Enterprise Security

    This white paper explains how IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager provides enhanced security across various IT environments by centralizing and controlling the use of privileged identities.