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BlackBerry BES 10.2 takes on enterprise BYOD

New features for enterprise mobile management include API and update support for iOS and Android.

3 reasons iOS 7 makes iPhone, iPads more suitable for government

Apple's new mobile OS can keep work and personal apps separate, secure and managed. And the ability of multitask doesn't hurt, either.

Is the new iPhone's fingerprint scanner a sign of things to come?

If opened to app developers, Apple's Touch ID could give another authentication option to agencies looking to manage mobile devices, especially if other smartphone manufacturers follow suit.

Phun with Phones: 3 ways to phreak Android, iOS

The convergence of computing and mobile telephony has made smartphones the new frontier of cybersecurity, with a host of new vulnerability research presented at this year’s Black Hat Briefings.

Tablets for government: Apple iPad

The iPad's bright display and long battery life may not compensate for its limited processing power and number of ports.

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.

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.

A breakdown of DOD security controls for iOS and Android

DISA specifies required capabilities for secure use of two more mobile operating systems on DOD networks.

DISA opens a path for iOS, Android devices in military

The agency approves security guidelines for Android and iOS operating systems, expanding the range of new devices in a market dominated by BlackBerry.

30-year showdown: IBM PC vs. Apple iPhone

While marking GCN's 30th year, we're taking a look at how far computing has progressed in three decades. It's no secret that PCs have advanced greatly in the intervening years, but how does an IBM PC stack up against an iPhone?

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.

App, case turns iPhone into on-the-spot biometric scanner

The hardware and software package from AOptix would allow police and the military to take fingerprint, iris, face and voice readings in the field.

iPhone has most vulnerabilities, so why is Android the most attacked?

Android, with only a handful of vulnerabilities reported in 2012, was the OS of choice for malware writers, Symantec says.

TrustCall brings fully encrypted voice to the iPhone

With the FIPS 140-2 validated TrustChip, KoolSpan's solution is the first hardware-encrypted security for the iPhone 4 series.

Army reformats popular Afghanistan book as an iPad app

“Vanguard of Valor: Small Unit Actions In Afghanistan,” which had been available in paperback and PDF, makes the leap to an interactive format.

Connection tech can secure Apple iOS devices in the enterprise

Route1's MobiLINK lets users securely access applications from iOS devices without having to open a VPN tunnel.

Security flaw opens locked iPhone

Agencies beware: A flaw in iOS 6.1 and some earlier versions allows someone to bypass the phone's screen lock and gain access to voice functions and contact lists.