A Verizon report has found that 48 percent of public sector respondents whose organizations had suffered a compromise involving a mobile device said the effects of the breach were major. Public sector organizations cited loss of data, increased risk to employee safety and disruption of operations as the top three consequences of a breach they were concerned about.
Microsoft and the state of Missouri have entered into an agreement to help law enforcement agencies protect criminal justice information through the use of the company’s cloud platform. Rochelle Eichner, director of risk and compliance for Microsoft’s Azure Government engineering team, wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday the company has signed Criminal Justice Information Services agreements with 26 states […] More
IBM‘s Thomas J. Watson Research Center has received a $1.3 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate for research and development work on mobile technology security. DHS said Tuesday the award aims to utilize mobile security management tools to secure mobile devices for federal government use. IBM will work to develop a […] More