A radio-to-IP system brings smart phones into public safety networks but it's no replacement for traditional land mobile radios, users in Mobile County, Ala., say.
Agencies deciding on whether to provide mobile services via an on-device app or a Web app might want to consider the advantages of combining the two.
The Commercial Mobile Alert System, designed to alert people in targeted areas of serious emergencies and pending disasters, got the message out, but only to users with the right phones.
Paraben's Device Seizure 6 can break passwords, track where a phone has been and map the complete file system, including deleted data.
The growth of IT services across the enterprise makes identifying users complex, but three government efforts aim to standardize and simplify access control.
Greater functionality for smart phones can mean bigger security concerns, but their new capabilities could also be used to protect them.
Even smart phones have their limits, but developers are finding ways to build sophisticated sensors than can connect to phones and expand mobile networks.
Agencies see a lot of potential in using sensor networks made up of smart phones for any number of military and civilian uses.
The SAIFE Sentry X1 puts FIPS 140-2 and NSA encryption into an ultra-rugged casing.
DuraBook U12Ci from GammaTech is a rugged tablet/laptop that includes a fingerprint reader.
The Telework Exchange, an advocate for teleworking in government, has changed its name to the Mobile Work Exchange, a shift that reflects a new reality.
Mobile devices bring so many security risks into networks that governance must move beyond device management to encompass much broader enterprise issues.