Tag Archives: mobile security

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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Lookout Releases DHS-Funded Mobile Security Platform; Vincent Sritapan Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has announced the availability of a technology platform Lookout developed to help secure mobile devices against phishing attacks. DHS said Thursday it partly funded the development of Lookout’s Mobile Endpoint Security system, designed to help users block attempts to deliver malware or steal credentials in virtual messages and applications. Vincent …

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WidePoint, Silent Circle Collaborate for Federal Mobile Comms Security

WidePoint and Silent Circle have entered into an agreement to jointly offer security products to federal government agencies. The companies have formed a strategic partnership to deliver systems leveraging Silent Circle’s mobile communications security technology through WidePoint’s blanket purchase agreement with the Department of Homeland Security for cellular wireless management services, …

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Symantec Tops IDC’s Mobile Threat Defense Market Report

Symantec has been described as a “leader” among mobile threat management software vendors in a recent International Data Corp. MarketScape report. The research firm evaluated Symantec and eight other vendors for its “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Threat Management Security Software 2017 Vendor Assessment” report, Symantec said Wednesday. Vendors were categorized into leaders, participants, …

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Kryptowire-Qualcomm Team Gets DHS Contract to Demo Mobile Security Framework

Kryptowire and Qualcomm‘s cybersecurity business have received a $1.8 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to demonstrate a framework that seeks to validate and protect third-party mobile applications and services. The team will test Qualcomm’s Mission-Critical-Grade Security Layer framework that employs the Snapdragon Mobile Security Platform with Kryptowire’s military-grade application …

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Hypori Federal to Expand Virtual Mobile Infrastructure Features Under DHS SBIR Phase II Contract

Hypori Federal has received a $750,000 contract from the Department of Homeland Security to further develop a virtual mobile infrastructure technology the company designed to help agencies secure mobile enterprise systems. DHS said Tuesday that Hypori will work to integrate Bluetooth access functionality, high-level authentication and cloud tools into the company’s VMI under the Small Business Innovation Research Phase II …

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GSA Seeks Industry Ideas on Govt Mobile Security

The General Services Administration wants information from the wireless industry on technical offerings that can help address mobile security threats the government faces. In a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday, GSA said it also seeks information on industry standards that can facilitate implementation of enterprise mobile security platforms. GSA urged companies to recommend strategies for agencies to assess …

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International Computer Science Institute Receives DHS S&T Grant For Privacy Protection Tech Development

The International Computer Science Institute has received $664,378 in funds from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to develop privacy intrusion detection technology for use on mobile devices. DHS said Wednesday the Berkeley, California-based research organization secured the award through a broad agency announcement of DHS S&T’s cybersecurity division. The award is …

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Carahsoft to Offer Agencies Samsung Mobile Security Platform via 2 Govt Contracts

Carahsoft Technology and Samsung Electronics America have signed a distribution agreement to offer a Samsung-made mobile security software to government agencies through Carahsoft’s contracts with the General Services Administration and NASA. Carahsoft said Wednesday it will distribute the Knox platform to the public sector via  GSA’s Information Technology Schedule 70 and NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement. “As …

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