Is mobile security finally getting some respect?

At DHS, software assurance goes mobile

A Science and Technology Directorate research project proves that reducing the risk of third-party applications is not such a remote possibility.

two-factor authentication

Two-factor authentication in two weeks

HHS' low-cost, open-source 2FA solution protects users who connect to GrantSolutions.gov -- and is poised to do even more.

ICE agents collect biometric ID in the field

ICE agents collect biometric ID in the field

The Eagle Directed Identification Environment gives all 12,000 Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agents the ability to collect biometric data in the field using their agency-issued Apple iPhone and a pocket-size Bluetooth-connected fingerprint scanner.

More steps to making mobile-first a winning strategy

More steps to making mobile-first a winning strategy

IT managers who want to turn their agencies into mobile technology powerhouses must help navigate cultural shifts, embrace constant innovation and enable increased security.

New Jersey residents can now text to 911

New Jersey residents can now text to 911

Through partnerships with public safety providers and wireless carriers, New Jersey has rolled out text-to-911 service in all 21 counties.

Handheld card reader helps police track criminals

Handheld card reader helps police track criminals' cash

The card reader uses wireless connectivity to allow police officers in the field to read the balance on a card and put a temporary hold on the linked funds.

Is an attack on emergency services just one call away?

Is an attack on emergency services just one call away?

A recent study revealed how easy it would be for bad actors to overload and disable infrastructure for the 911 emergency services in the United States.

Smartcard-based full disk encryption for mobile workers

Smartcard-based full disk encryption for mobile workers

A new ID card reader promises to ease the process for authenticating and securing access for mobile users, making it easier to manage remote employees.

Beacons improve personal navigation for travelers, disabled

Beacons improve personal navigation for travelers, disabled

Beacon technology gets location-specific information to people exactly when and where they need it.

Government’s responsibility in building civic engagement

Government’s responsibility in building civic engagement

As citizens explore ways to more actively contribute to the common good, government must create the environment, means and awareness to make that possible.

FirstNet’s first steps

FirstNet’s first steps

Five Early Builder projects focus on different aspects of first responder use to help FirstNet evaluate technical standards and capabilities, test new equipment and develop lessons learned.

Social media may work for recovery, but not yet for emergency response

Social media may work for recovery, but not yet for emergency response

For now, issues related to speed, accuracy and workflow keep social media from becoming a mainstream communication platform for emergency response.


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