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Verizon Helps Health Care Combat Identity Theft

Verizon is helping health care organizations avoid identity theft by adding new features and capabilities to its health care identity services. The enhancements will further enable health care organizations to transform patient care delivery, enhance access to care and better manage costs. They will also help  health care organizations transform patient …

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Former IT Admin Pleads Guilty to Cyber Attack

A Georgia man pleaded guilty this week to hacking the computer system of Shionogi, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese pharmaceutical company, and wreaking havoc on its internal servers. According to federal prosecutors in New Jersey, Jason Cornish, 37, admitted to using a public server in Smyrna, Ga., to …

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GSA Releases Per Diem Mobile App for Federal Employees

The General Services Administration recently released a new smartphone app that allows federal employees traveling on business to look up per diem reimbursement rates for expenses such as lodging and meals while on the road. According to GSA, the app allows travelers to look up federal government per diem rates …

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Verizon Offers Mobile Prescription Drug App

Prescription drug costs have long been the bane of patient existence. Prices continue to go up, insurance companies cover less and Americans get stuck with having to pay the difference all while struggling to find extra change to pay for increased fuel and food bills. In the spirit of Gasbuddy.com, …

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SRA’s One Vault Messenger Turns Heads

SRA International’s One Vault Messenger garnered a lot of attention at the RSA Cybersecurity Conference last month. CRN.com placed the encryption solution on its 25 Head-Turning Security Products list. The One Vault Messenger encrypts SMS transmissions sent from BlackBerry smartphones. The solution was designed with security in mind, using Koolspan’s …

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Android Ranks as Best Smartphone Operating System

Android topped the list of most popular smartphone operating systems, with 32.9 million units shipped in 2010. According to a report released Monday by Canalys, a market research company, the Android platform beat out Nokia’s Symbian, Apple’s iOS, the BlackBerry OS, and Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 and Windows Mobile for …

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A Snow Day’s Work

In case you haven’t heard, snow is approaching. As the area braces for its first major winter event, companies struggle to maintain a balance between productivity and safety concerns. Companies know dangerous driving conditions, impassable roads, stalled mass transit systems and school closings threaten to keep employees home and halt …

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iPad Hype Gives GovCon Firms New Opportunities

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The iPad undoubtedly became one of the most-hyped products of last year, with a seemingly never-ending popularity. When legions of government employees embrace what some have dubbed the new BlackBerry for federal workers, government contractors specializing in computer and mobile security have found  themselves increasingly busy with developing new applications …

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Five Gifts on a GovCon Techie’s Wish List

Need help finding the perfect holiday gift for a GovCon executive? Here are a few gift suggestions for the techie who thinks he has everything. Planon Docupen X50-This pen scanner can hold up to 100 pages of scanned documents. It also has Bluetooth capabilities that allow you to wirelessly send documents …

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ScanLife App Helps You Pick the Perfect Gift

Holiday shopping can be difficult. Stores are jammed full of indiscernible products and crowds of people. Consumers need help picking out the right present, and a product’s barcode does just the trick. UPC codes are found on every product sold in a store, and each one links to a variety …

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Malware, Data Leaks Big Problems for Small Businesses

Viruses, Trojans, data-stealing malware, and data leaks were rated as big IT concerns among small businesses, according to Trend Micro‘s 2010 corporate end user survey. A total of 1,600 end users in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan were polled. On average, 63 percent of small businesses …

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