Collage of Apple Andriod BlackBerry logos

BlackBerry to open secure workspace for Android, iOS

The company said it will soon update Blackberry Enterprise Service 10 to allow separate work and personal environments for third-party devices.

Kyocera Torque 6710

Ultra tough smart phone has tools for field work

The 4G LTE Kyocera Torque 6710 passes the toughest tests for ruggedness while still providing some nice features.

Blackberry in the cloud displaying a communication error message

Tips for moving BlackBerrys along with e-mail to the cloud

At EPA, Lockheed Martin put BlackBerry users through pilot tests before transitioning them to the cloud.

Electronic payments

New electronic payment system could catch on in government

Iowa has adopted Dwolla's real-time, fixed-fee online and mobile payment system and plans to use the platform at all levels of state government.

Businessman using mobile device

Motorola releases secure management tool for Android devices

The company's AME 2000 lets organizations centrally manage encryption and aligns with government security specifications.

Mobile devices on camouflage background

Step two of DOD's mobile strategy outlines pilot projects

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.

New Mexico NMRoads map

New Mexico upgrades its Web, mobile experience

The state's transportation department used Adobe Experience Manager, which the company has just updated, to redesign and launch an intuitive website in six months.

USS Kearsarge

Navy's ship-to-ship communications go 4G

The Naval Air Systems Command is testing an LTE network for high-bandwidth ship-to-ship communications.

Businessmen having a private conversation in a tunnel

How to secure mobile comm? Cut out the trusted third party.

The Silent Circle crypto service could solve BYOD security through peer-to-peer encryption, and although that could keep authorities from snooping on calls, military and intelligence agencies are getting on board.

Route 1 Mobikey

Connection tech can secure Apple iOS devices in the enterprise

Route1's MobiLINK lets users securely access applications from iOS devices without having to open a VPN tunnel.

Person reporting a pothole with a smartphone app

Fix 311 puts smart phones to work for the city

The app taps phones' GPS and camera features to let users report potholes, public safety issues and other non-emergency problems to authorities without tying up traditional 311 call centers.

Businessman with smartphone showing apps for work and personal use.

Samsung adds feature to separate work, personal data on smart phones

The new feature, called Knox, takes a comprehensive approach to BYOD security, though it is hardware-dependent.

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