CMAS can send text-based emergency alerts to all mobile phones in a targeted area, though many phones aren't yet equipped to receive them.
An upcoming pilot program in New York City will test the feasibility of replacing pay phones with interactive information kiosks.
CAC and PIV cards will move to smart phones in 2012, creating a new model for access control, according to observers' predictions.
The country's "national information network," set to be completed in 2013, would track users' actions and keep out any content the government deems offensive.
Butte County, Calif., says it's the first county in the state to let judges use digital signatures to issue search warrants via their iPads.
DISA is gearing up to launch a DOD-wide mobility strategy that will include setting up an enterprise app store and establishing standards for software developers.
Panelists at FOSE talk about what mobile devices can do for government, beyond the obvious. But don't throw your laptop away just yet.
A SANS Institute study found that only 9 percent of organizations are "fully aware" of the personal mobile devices accessing their networks.
The FAA is confident that its mobile device program, which could also include Android and BlackBerry devices, will soon become standard practice.
U.S. police routinely track cell phones in their investigations, but only a tiny minority obtain warrants to do so, according to an ACLU investigation.
The Marine Corps is looking for a new generation of secure mobile devices that can work in both classified government domains and the commercial marketplace.
The chances of Anonymous or anyone else shutting down the Internet are pretty slim, but even skeptical experts say damage can be done.
Sen. John McCain's recent rant about DHS could make even an airline passenger feel sorry for the department.
PCs aren't going away, but IDC projects they'll be overshadowed by the growth of smart phones and tablets, a trend that's also creeping into government enterprises.
The launch of the first Mobile User Objective System satellite in February marked a major step forward for the military's communications-on-the-move projects.