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  • NIST's NCCoE Seeks Comments on Draft Guide for EHR Mobile Device Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIST’s NCCoE Seeks Comments on Draft Guide for EHR Mobile Device Security

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is seeking public comment on its draft guide for securing medical and patient information on mobile devices. NIST said Thursday the “Securing Electronic Records on Mobile Devices” document is the first in a series of publications providing guidance on the use of open source, standards-based or commercially available […] More

  • Research and Markets: Smartphone Demand, Software to Drive Mobile Security Market Through 2019 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Research and Markets: Smartphone Demand, Software to Drive Mobile Security Market Through 2019

    Research and Markets‘ latest report on the global mobile security market projects a 30.7 percent compound annual growth rate through 2019 to reach a market value of $5.75 billion. The company said Wednesday the demand for smartphones and other smart devices, upgrades on mobility software and integration of mobile security with cloud service requirements will drive market growth. The […] More

  • FireEye, Telefonica to Combine Security Tech, Intell, Services for Enterprise Customers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FireEye, Telefonica to Combine Security Tech, Intell, Services for Enterprise Customers

    FireEye has moved to integrate its cybersecurity technologies with Telefonica‘s managed security and mobile security services under a new partnership for the business-to-business market. FireEye said Thursday Telefonica will offer its enterprise customers the FireEye Mobile Threat Prevention product and other security offerings to counter advanced persistent threats. “[The] reality is modern attack groups can execute a sophisticated hack against any […] More

  • Kryptowire to Commercialize DHS-Funded Mobile Security Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kryptowire to Commercialize DHS-Funded Mobile Security Tech

    A mobile security archiving technology developed by George Mason University and funded by the Department of Homeland Security will reach the commercial market through an agreement with Kryptowire, Federal Times reported Wednesday. Michael Hardy writes that the product’s commercial release is an extension of a George Mason research project, which originally received a $250,000 federal grant to create the […] More

  • General Dynamics Captures NSA Secure Mobile Contract; Chris Marzilli Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Captures NSA Secure Mobile Contract; Chris Marzilli Comments

    General Dynamics C4 Systems has been awarded a contract to supply encrypted smartphone units for use by enterprise information technology managers in government. The Defense Mobile Classified Capability project includes 100 units of Samsung Galaxy S4 mobile phones equipped with Samsung Knox and GD Protected security features, the company said Thursday. The award builds on […] More

  • Yogesh Khanna: CSC-MobileIron Team Aims to Help Federal Clients Bolster Mobile Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Yogesh Khanna: CSC-MobileIron Team Aims to Help Federal Clients Bolster Mobile Security

    Computer Sciences Corp. and MobileIron will collaborate to develop cloud-based applications designed to help U.S. military and civil government organizations secure mobile data. The companies seek to integrate MobileIron’s enterprise cloud device management platform into CSC’s mobile security offerings for the federal sector, MobileIron said Wednesday. MobileIron says its technology is built to manage iOS […] More

  • IBM Gets Patent for Cloud-Based Mobile Security Tech; Benjamin Fletcher Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Gets Patent for Cloud-Based Mobile Security Tech; Benjamin Fletcher Comments

    IBM has patented a cloud-based technology the company designed to secure data notifications across mobile devices and networks, as well to address concerns on privacy and confidentiality among developers, service providers and end users. The company built the tool to help developers create mobile applications for transmitting assigned message identifiers in the cloud to the user’s device, IBM said […] More

  • Accenture, Samsung Team to Market Knox Mobile Security Tech; Jin Lee Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture, Samsung Team to Market Knox Mobile Security Tech; Jin Lee Comments

    Accenture and Samsung Electronics have partnered to help enterprise customers procure and implement Android devices that are built to support Samsung’s Knox mobile security platform, the Economic Times reported Friday. Harichandan Arakali writes the companies aim to offer pre-packaged software applications and managed service offerings through the partnership. Jin Lee, senior managing director at Accenture […] More

  • Rick Doten of DMI to Present at Cybersecurity Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rick Doten of DMI to Present at Cybersecurity Forum

    Rick Doten, chief information security officer at Digital Management, Inc., will present at an upcoming cybersecurity conference to be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. Doten will speak about mobile application security at the 2014 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum on Wednesday during the Trusted Computing discussion at 4:30 p.m., DMI said Thursday. The […] More

  • Fixmo Platform Supports DISA-Approved Mobile Devices; Bruce Gilley Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Fixmo Platform Supports DISA-Approved Mobile Devices; Bruce Gilley Comments

    Fixmo has developed a portfolio of mobility offerings designed to help government organizations address the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency‘s security guidelines for mobile devices and enterprise applications. The enterprise mobility platform seeks to address requirements specified in mobile security technical implementation guides (STIG), Fixmo said Tuesday. “The DoD is under increasing pressure to allow […] More

  • Coast Guard Taps Unisys for Secure Mobile Access - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Coast Guard Taps Unisys for Secure Mobile Access

    The Coast Guard purchased 100 units of Unisys‘ stealth solution for secure virtual terminal intended to give mobile workers secure access to Coast Guard networks and data, Unisys announced Tuesday. According to Unisys, the terminal combines the solution with a USB device certified by the federal government. The company said users plug the unit into […] More

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