Tag Archives: Mobile Device

Microsoft Unveils Updated Outlook Mobile for Federal Clients With Security, Compliance Goals

Microsoft has updated its Outlook mobile architecture to help meet the government security and compliance requirements of Department of Defense and Office 365 US Government Community Cloud customers. The Outlook mobile platform for iOS and Android phone users now uses a Microsoft sync technology to provide users access to S/MIME and other enterprise-grade functions and reduce latency, the company said in a blog post published Tuesday.

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Cloud-Based Identity Tools, Mobile Device-Based Authentication Among Cyber Market Trends to Watch in 2019

Some of the trends in the cybersecurity market to watch in 2019 include the availability of identity platforms in the cloud and use of mobile devices in authentication, Security Today reported Wednesday. Organizations aim to supplement application security platforms in the cloud with cloud-based identity and access management systems. The …

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Booz Allen Unveils Mobile Security Platform; Dee Dee Helfenstein Quoted

Booz Allen Hamilton has launched a technology platform designed to help organizations manage the security of mobile devices and address workplace mobility challenges. District Defend works to adjust the security settings of a mobile device to the physical location’s security requirements, the company said Thursday. The platform leverages radio frequency identification …

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Accenture-Salesforce Survey: 49% of US Adults Cite Websites as Most Preferred Govt Services Platform

A new survey commissioned by Accenture and Salesforce says 49 percent of U.S. adults prefer to access government services through websites. Accenture said Tuesday 31 percent of respondents cited agency-specific telephone service as the most desired type of access; 25 percent prefer mobile devices without the use of applications; and 21 percent …

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DXC’s Earl Matthews: Organizations Should Implement User-Focused Mobile Strategy

Earl Matthews, vice president of DXC Technology‘s enterprise security solutions group, has said organizations should adopt a modern mobile strategy that focuses more on end users than the technology itself. Such a user-centered strategy “requires a different approach to enabling the user with the right information sources, devices, security, connectivity and support,” Matthews …

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Cog Systems Seeks NIAP Certification to Offer Mobile Security Platform in Govt Sector

Cog Systems has applied for National Information Assurance Partnership certification to offer a mobile security platform designed with bare-metal virtualization technology to U.S. government agencies. The company said Monday its D4 Secure Platform is listed as eligible for use on a mobile device under the National Security Administration‘s Commercial Solutions for Classified program. Carl Nerup, chief marketing officer at Cog Systems, said the …

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State Dept Issues RFI on Mobile Biometric & Biographic Data Collection Tech

The State Department has posted a request for information on mobile data collection devices that work to obtain biometric and biographic information. The office of the chief technology officer within the State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security seeks devices that weigh three pounds or less; can communicate wirelessly through a virtual private network; and can function in …

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Hypori Adds Bluetooth Functionality to Virtual Mobile Infrastructure Under DHS SBIR Contract

Hypori has integrated Bluetooth access control functionality with its virtual mobile infrastructure platform designed to help government agencies safeguard applications and data in mobile devices from cyber threats. The company added the functionality as part of the Small Business Innovation Research Phase II contract it secured from the Department of Homeland Security’s …

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Deloitte & MAPI Study: 36% of Manufacturing Execs Cite Intellectual Property as Top Data Security Concern

A new study by Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation has found that 36 percent of manufacturing executives said intellectual property is their top concern when it comes to data security, followed by consumer information and inadvertent personal data disclosures. Deloitte and MAPI conducted 35 interviews with executives …

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