HP Pro x2 612 and Elite 700

HP debuts IT systems fit for public sector demand

HP announced mobile devices and virtual workstation technology the company says meet the demands of its government customers.

Army Network Integration Evaluation at Fort Bliss Texas

Army tests commercial networking tech for the battlefield

4G LTE infrastructure is part of a new collection of advanced commercial technologies, including first responder capabilities and Wi-Fi for command posts tested at this spring's Network Integration Evaluation.

digital fingerprints discovered with mobile forensics

Mobile forensics tools hammer out evidence

Proprietary and open source forensic tools are helping law enforcement extract evidence from mobile devices and even recover data that has been deleted.

Digital forensics on mobile phones

Can digital forensics keep up with smartphone tech?

Smartphones provide a wealth of evidence for forensics investigators, but the escalating number and variety of mobile devices coupled with a growing case backlog has put digital forensics development to the test.

Mobile worker accessing office network

Agencies work to close mobile security, connectivity gaps

The demands of security and connectivity are the two major challenges confronting agencies as they roll out mobile networks, government IT executives say.

search of smartphone data to be determined by the court

Smartphones before the court: Searchable wallets or pocket PCs?

There are tools and techniques law enforcement can use to get data from a smartphone, but the question of when police can search a phone remains to be decided.

Wi-Fi access for Amtrak trains

Amtrak seeks faster Wi-Fi for Northeast trains

The railroad service is looking for a dedicated, wireless trackside network that provides a high-capacity, broadband-speed Internet connection between Washington and Boston.

Highway department uses Xora cloud-based mobile management tools

GPS, geofencing drive highway department efficiency

The highway department in Cheektowaga, N.Y., uses cloud-based mobile management tools created by Xora for GPS tracking and vehicle trip auditing, mileage management and more.

Census worker ringing doorbell

Census to test Internet-enabled survey for 2020 count

Census Bureau is already exploring how new applications might help improve the cost, participation rate, energy savings and accuracy of the next decennial census.

Payphones on a New York City street

NYC replacing payphones with Wi-Fi hotspots

Wi-Fi network connection points will be installed in NYC public payphone kiosks, replacing the aging devices. The hotspots will also still include an option for voice services and offer free calling to 911 and 311.

Mi-Corp smart form on a tablet

Mobile smart form speeds transportation research

The Transportation Department is turning to mobile smart form technology to help move critical traffic safety information to analysts faster and more efficiently.

Nusura SimulationDeck

Air Force seeks media-simulating training tool

Peterson Air Force Base is looking for sources to provide a tool to simulate the flow of email, social media, blogs and other communications under crisis conditions.

Topic Resources

  • 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.

  • Managing Threats in the Digital Age

    News of recent security failures have not only resulted in significant expense to the affected enterprises, but have significantly damaged consumer trust and brand reputation. The topic of security is now unquestionably a C-suite priority. Organizations must move toward a more systematic, proactive approach to addressing security threats and managing compliance.

  • Beyond the Next Generation: Meeting the Converging Demands of Network Security

    A number of network security technologies have arisen that claim to be the "next generation" of network defense - but what does this concept actually mean? How is the threat landscape changing the way we think about and deploy network security solutions? Scott Crawford, Managing Research Director, Security and Risk Management at EMA Research provides insight into what we can expect in the area of network security and how to leverage new technologies to meet today's security challenges in light of other considerations such as overall complexity and performance.