apple devices

BYOD seeds Apple's public-sector growth

The iPhone's and iPad's usability, security and closed ecosystem have made Apple devices an increasingly popular choice for public-sector IT managers.

smart city

Cities turn the corner on 'smart city' investment

Market research firm IDC Government Insights says cities will start putting in place the IT building blocks for smart city systems and applications in 2014.

mobile medicare

'Build once, use often' guides Medicare.gov improvements

The Obama administration's open data framework set the stage for responsive design techniques used in the Medicare.gov upgrade and other planned improvements.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Topic Resources

  • Mobile Apps Make Gains in Identity and Security

    The government is transitioning its mobile app offerings from straightforward informational to more complex transactional setups. As more agencies embrace mobile apps, their possibilities become apparent and their security policies necessary. Read this informative Digital Dialogue to learn how agencies can take advantage of emerging mobile solutions while maintaining data security.