Cross-agency team hammers out mobile procurement strategy

Cross-agency team hammers out mobile procurement strategy

A governmentwide strategy for mobile service acquisition and usage depends on better data collection, exec says.

FMS2GO drives savings for GSA fleet management

FMS2GO drives savings for GSA fleet management

The Fleet Management System to Go app has improved operational performance and delivered about half a million dollars in savings by replacing handheld scanners with smartphones.

Flight data at your fingertips

Flight data at your fingertips

The Aero app provides the more than 25,000 pilots who use it with cloud-based access to the latest maps and route plans.

USPS proposes smart cities data collection scenarios

The Postal Service suggests five ways it could support smart city initiatives using its vehicles and mail carriers.

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.

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