AOptix iphone biometric tool

App, case turns iPhone into on-the-spot biometric scanner

The hardware and software package from AOptix would allow police and the military to take fingerprint, iris, face and voice readings in the field.

Fingerprint authentication for mobile cloud device

6 steps to secure mobile access

The IdentityX platform leverages the federal cloud and up to six ID factors to authenticate users, even those using devices not managed by the enterprise.

Smartphone with lock and key in it

A checklist for keeping mobile apps secure

Mobile devices' broad range of access opens up vulnerabilities for apps, but there are ways to close them.

iPhone has most vulnerabilities but Android is the most attacked

iPhone has most vulnerabilities, so why is Android the most attacked?

Android, with only a handful of vulnerabilities reported in 2012, was the OS of choice for malware writers, Symantec says.

OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet

Real-time network stress tests help admins prepare for the worst

Version 10 of the OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet helps identify problems before they crop up.

Job recruitment via smartphones and social media

Tools help agencies boost recruiting via social media

NGA.NET's SocialSmashed and Social Apply helps agencies recruit young workers via platforms they're familiar with.

Northwoods Compass CoPilot tablet suite for social workers

Tablet suite saves case workers their most valuable commodity

Social workers in Fairfield County, Ohio, no longer have to schedule "paperwork days" after adopting Compass CoPilot for tablets.

Rescue squad interoperable communications

Ultimate public safety network is far off, but there are comm options

While first responders wait for the creation of a single nationwide public safety network, a variety of technologies are already providing interoperability.

Kensington SecureBack M Series of enclosures for iPad

A way to lock down public-facing iPads

Kensington's SecureBack enclosures offer a way to secure iPads used as kiosks or control panels in public settings.

Text-to-911 service gets a big step closer to reality

Industry groups, including the major wireless carriers, release the specs for a nationwide system they say will be in place next year.

Fire in a high rise apartment building illustrates the need for indoor 911

Why 'indoor GPS' for 911 calls is still years away

FCC performs extensive tests on three technologies to find out what works, what doesn't and what's in the way of better indoor location.

Soldier using smartphone to access Army mobile sites

Mobile devices run amok in the Army, report says

DOD's inspector general says the Army is "unaware" of some 14,000 smart phones and tablets, many of them unmanaged and unsecure.