Biometric Associates smart card reader

Mobile authentication for CAC, PIV cards could get easier

A new app works with the cards on iOS and Android platforms, as will future versions of BlackBerry 10.

iX104C5 M2 tablet from Xplore Technologies

Ultra-rugged tablet, with CAC reader, ready for the field

Xplore's newest model stands up to just about any military test for ruggedness, and it exceeds the specifications in some areas.

NetApp Connect on smartphone

Net App Connect provides a secure platform for BYOD

Connect lets users view, work with and share information while it stays safely behind the network firewall.

harmonie Collaboration app for Blackberry 10

App company brings collaboration to BlackBerry 10

The company's app for BlackBerry gives users full Office 365 and on-premise SharePoint functionality.

Woman retrieving documents from office printer

Print2Cloud247 offers secure mobile printing on any printer

The company's Universal Cloud Release Station, on display at FOSE, can be tied to a PIV of CAC card.

UEFI firmware moves beyond PCs and into mobile devices

UEFI expanding from PCs into mobile devices, even heavy equipment

The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface, which replaced BIOS for booting Windows 8, is moving into mobile and non-PC devices.

Exhibit floor at FOSE

Tomorrow's tech on display at FOSE

Exhibitors on the show floor at FOSE 2013 offer technologies that can help agencies meet 21st century challenges.

Attendees at the FOSE keynote

What's hot at FOSE 2013

The annual conference and expo kicks off Tuesday, tackling the key challenges facing the public-sector IT community.

Appian BPM apps on mobile devices

Appian BPM gets more social and mobile

Appian Records lets users browse, update and take action on data from any enterprise system through a single social interface. Appian SAIL lets designers push BPM apps to mobile devices.

Rugged computer in use outdoors at Air Force base

The meaning of 'rugged': 8 tests behind MIL-STD ratings

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.

House in Mantaloking NJ after hurricane Sandy

In Sandy's wake, NJ town goes to all-wireless phone service

Reflecting a trend toward mobile computing, Mantaloking will be one of the few areas in the country to operate without copper land lines.

BlackBerry Samsung Knox

DOD OKs BlackBerry, Android devices, expanding its mobile options

The department approves Security Technical Implementation Guides for BlackBerry smart phones and tablets with BES 10, along with Samsung's Android Knox.