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  • military-grade comm

    Civilian agencies can get military-grade comm on standard Android phones

    Motorola and Fixmo are offering agencies and law enforcement the same encryption, policy management and compromise detection to date available only to the military.

  • People holding screens of different sizes

    Government users want larger screens, and Apple may be listening

    Readers say apps are easier to use with more display real estate, and device-makers are listening.

  • Americas Army comic now free app for iOS and Android

    America's Army deploys to almost every mobile device

    Probably the most successful gamification effort in government is expanding to new platforms.

  • Precise Biometrics Tactivo case for iPad and iPhone

    Sleek case adds two layers of security to iPhones, iPads

    Precise Biometrics' Tactivo adds to the BYOD possibilities with biometrics and government ID card authentication.

  • Businessman putting flash drive in his suit pocket

    As the mobile workforce grows, faith in data security lags

    Even when security policies are in place, IT managers lose confidence in data security when employees are out of the office, an Imation survey finds.

  • Man stealing iPhone from womans purse

    Apple's new iPhone lock could help with mobile security

    The feature, called Activation Lock and expected with iOS 7 this fall, could reduce "Apple picking" while giving managers another security tool.

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  • Man talking on smartphone in server room

    Importance of managing mobile devices: It's not just talk

    A recent survey shows the extent to which people use their smart phones for PC-like tasks, underscoring the necessity of integrating them into the enterprise.

  • Caterpillar B15 rugged Android phone

    Caterpillar's rugged Android phone suited to gov's dirty work

    The company known for big yellow construction equipment has a rugged, speedy and surprisingly light smart phone for the field.

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  • NASCIO directory of mobile apps developed by states

    NASCIO site puts states' mobile apps in one place

    The State Mobile Apps Catalog can help states find ideas for developing their own apps.

  • iOS 6 on ipad

    iOS 6 for iPhones, iPads gets FIPS 140-2 certification

    NIST adds the Apple iOS CoreCrypto Kernel Module v3.0 to its Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) certification list.

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