Partnership aims for end-to-end security for Surface devices

Partnership aims for end-to-end security for Surface devices

Booz Allen Hamilton will be working with Microsoft to develop a single dockable product that workers can use like a desktop or or mobile device without losing any compute power or security.

Dig IT Award finalists: Mobile

Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Mobile

Government employees and ordinary citizens alike expect services to excel wherever they are. These projects are delivering on that promise.

Federal BYOD: The mobile security conundrum

Federal BYOD: The mobile security conundrum

Although there are inherent risks to increasing the number of personal mobile devices connected to government networks, the benefits are too good to ignore.

When disaster-response apps fail

When disaster-response apps fail

Emergency planners should use the same strategy individuals figured out for themselves after the Bastille Day attack in Nice: create multiple independent systems to ensure connectivity.

Enterprise mobile security tools may not protect BYOD

Enterprise mobile security tools may not protect BYOD

In a Black Hat presentation, a security consultant explained how existing EMS solutions could often be ineffective, even on standard, non-jailbroken personal devices.

5 steps to a mobile-first strategy

5 steps to a mobile-first strategy

In the ever-changing mobile world, a sound strategy includes the careful selection of projects and technologies that facilitate agility and flexibility.

BlackBerry signs government deals as it pivots to software

BlackBerry signs government deals as it pivots to software

The company’s software gets a nod from DISA, and its AtHoc crisis communication platform will be deployed in the Senate and expanded in the Coast Guard.

Options for FirstNet opt-outs

Options for FirstNet opt-outs

An interoperability compliance matrix will document the technical standards, key data elements and network policies that will ensure state systems can work with the nationwide public safety broadband network.

4 reasons mobile tablets are becoming the ‘go to’ device for the military

4 reasons mobile tablets are becoming the ‘go to’ device for the military

The practical advantages of using rugged mobile tablets for gathering, viewing and transmitting data leave desktops in the dust.

Balancing mobility with security: What government can do

Balancing mobility with security: What government can do

Combining the basics of good IT hygiene with the powerful and unprecedented protection of today’s operating systems and processors ensures that agencies will meet the security demands of the modern, mobile workforce.

The GCN dig IT Awards: Deadline extended to July 21

The GCN dig IT Awards: Deadline extended to July 21

There's one more week to make your nominations for the GCN dig IT Awards -- so please help us showcase the best examples of discovery and innovation in government IT.

2016 GCN DIG IT AWARDS

The GCN dig IT Awards: What makes for a great nomination

The nomination deadline has been extended to July 21 -- here's how to make yours count!


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