DARPA's Mobile Hotspots program aims to deliver secure, high-speed wireless networks to troops in remote locations using millimeter-wave wireless transceivers on small unmanned aerial vehicles.
The universities of Texas and Connecticut invest in cybersecurity research and development centers to build defenses and educate public on risks.
Despite improvements in public spending transparency, states still need to make progress in making their data accessible, according to a report by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group.
The Air Force is testing GPS messaging to encourage development of user equipment compatible with the civil signals.
With Novell's ZENworks the city created a platform-neutral backend that would support any type of mobile device with security policies, asset tracking and emergency wiping –- keeping all data inhouse.
The Agriculture Department's Next Generation Mobility solution is a managed service to help its agencies integrate mobile devices into their missions.
The University of Albany released a study demonstrating the potential socioeconomic benefits of combining satellite data and AirNow.
As the price and performance of disk-based storage improves, magnetic tape-based systems have become a specialized tool for big storage backup requirements.
Described as "one of the scariest bugs I've seen" by a DOD technical analyst, Heartbleed could leave agency systems from enterprise email to Web sites vulnerable to attack.
With forecasts of more frequent, sophisticated and targeted attacks, government's best bet might be to limit the damage rather than trying to prevent the threats completely.