cloud

Industry group advocates linking cloud, cybersecurity planning

A report by SafeGov.org offers a plan to help agency CIOs get the benefits of cloud technology while meeting federal cybersecurity goals at the same time.

Blackphone

Will government call on the Blackphone for secure comm?

The sleek, black smartphone will allow users to make secure phone calls, video chat and store files securely.

police officer

App gives police access to oft-used info, unclogging 911 dispatch centers

Badge Buddy cuts down on officers' reliance on dispatchers for relaying of noncritical information, saving time, improving efficiency.

beacons

Bluetooth beacons signal future public safety apps and advantages

Bluetooth beacon technology may show up first at the mall, but look for it in enterprise applications that rely on indoor location mapping and navigation.

FEMA

FEMA crowdsources disaster response

FEMA's mobile app now has a feature that allows citizens to photograph, geotag and explain conditions in their local area.

mobility

Dell Software addresses agency needs in BYOD, big data and security

Dell Software recently announced new tools for mobility management, security and business intelligence.

SI 3D

Smithsonian builds Internet of connected exhibits, specimens, research apps

The Smithsonian Institution is undergoing a digital makeover to support more interactive exhibits, displays and research applications for the public and research communities.

security

CSA pushes software-defined perimeter network protection

Standardized SDP security framework will protect application infrastructures from network-based attacks.

ID

Certificate-on-Chip offers identity as a service for mobile devices

New service brings increased security and access management for both employee-owned and corporate-issued devices.

Nett Warrior

DOD tech demo moves battlefield intell to the tip of the spear

Agile Bloodhound showed what combination of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance could be used to deliver tactical intelligence to front-line troops.

wifi

University deploys high-density antennas to deliver Wi-Fi for 40,000-plus devices

Georgia Tech uses focus-beamed antennas to cut down on interference in its large-capacity classrooms.

logs

5 signs of network trouble

Checking for unusual activity in log and event management data can help admins spot the changes that can compromise network security.