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  • Lockheed to Integrate Blue Cedar Security Platform With Comms Mobile App - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Integrate Blue Cedar Security Platform With Comms Mobile App

    Lockheed Martin has teamed up with Blue Cedar to incorporate the latter's mobile security tool into its Universal Communications Platform mobile application in an effort to facilitate secure communications among app users, military personnel and first responders. The partnership seeks to enable users to download to their smartphones, table computers and other mobile devices the […] More

  • Hypori Federal to Expand Virtual Mobile Infrastructure Features Under DHS SBIR Phase II Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 Other Agencies Technology Solutions contract. […] More

  • GSA Seeks Industry Ideas on Govt Mobile Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 and mitigate threats. Response submissions will […] More

  • International Computer Science Institute Receives DHS S&T Grant For Privacy Protection Tech Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 part of the S&T’s directorate’s […] More

  • Carahsoft to Offer Agencies Samsung Mobile Security Platform via 2 Govt Contracts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 the government continues to embrace […] More

  • Samsung-Booz Allen Team Unveils Joint Mobile Security Assessment Model - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Samsung-Booz Allen Team Unveils Joint Mobile Security Assessment Model

    Samsung Electronics America and Booz Allen Hamilton have jointly developed a new security assessment offering that works to identify the risks, threats and vulnerabilities of an enterprise’s mobile infrastructure. Booz Allen said Monday the partnership aims to help clients in sectors such as finance, healthcare and retail to address cybersecurity issues and adopt what the firm refers to as a “mobile first” […] More

  • DHS Solicits White Papers for Security Tool R&D Program for Mobile Apps - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Solicits White Papers for Security Tool R&D Program for Mobile Apps

    The Department of Homeland Security has solicited white papers for a five-year contract that aims to conduct research and develop security tools for mobile applications, Federal Times reported Friday. Aaron Boyd writes DHS said in a broad agency announcement posted on FedBizOpps that the Mobile Application Security R&D project seeks to “identify innovative approaches that […] More

  • Dell Updates SonicWall Mobile OS; Patrick Sweeney Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dell Updates SonicWall Mobile OS; Patrick Sweeney Comments

    Dell‘s security unit has updated its operating system that works to provide SSL virtual private network access to applications, data and resources for remote workers who use mobile devices. The new SonicWall Secure Mobile Access version looks to help industry and government clients secure their networks across all data type, device and remote worker location, Dell said Wednesday. Dell […] More

  • IDC Survey: Western Europe Utilities Sector Considers Cybersecurity Top Investment Priority in 2016 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IDC Survey: Western Europe Utilities Sector Considers Cybersecurity Top Investment Priority in 2016

    A new International Data Corp. survey has found that utilities companies in Western Europe will prioritize spending on cybersecurity efforts, such as cloud and mobile security and data loss prevention, over the next 12 months. IDC Energy Insights said Monday it predicts the Western European utilities sector's spending on software platforms to hit approximately $3.2 billion, particularly […] More

  • Carahsoft to Distribute Samsung Mobile Security Platform in US Public Sector; Robert Moore Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Carahsoft to Distribute Samsung Mobile Security Platform in US Public Sector; Robert Moore Comments

    Carahsoft Technology will offer Samsung Electronics America's KNOX mobile security tool to U.S. public sector agencies under a distribution agreement both companies have reached. The covers KNOX Workspace container and KNOX Premium platform, Carahsoft said Tuesday . KNOX Workspace is designed to encrypt corporate data in employees' mobile devices, while the KNOX Premium works to allow information technology administrators to […] More

  • DHS Selects 8 Firms, Universities for Mobile Security Tech R&D Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Selects 8 Firms, Universities for Mobile Security Tech R&D Program

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded six companies and two universities contracts worth $10.4 million combined to help DHS secure federally approved mobile devices. DHS said Thursday the eight awardees will explore tools and methods for mobile device instrumentation, transactional security, device layer protection and security management through the initiative. “While initially focused […] More

  • Intelligent Automation Lands DHS Mobile Security R&D Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intelligent Automation Lands DHS Mobile Security R&D Contract

    Intelligent Automation has been awarded a $1.2 million contract to carry out research and development work on mobile security for the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate. The award calls for Intelligent Automation to assess several methods in an effort to safeguard operating systems, identity, firmware and other mobile device layers from malicious […] More

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