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  • Mobile Malware Report Predicts 'Significant' Uptick in Cellphone Attacks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mobile Malware Report Predicts 'Significant' Uptick in Cellphone Attacks

    On the heels of a recent study warning about mobile malware emerging as the new frontier of cyber crime comes another report that discusses the evolution of both smart devices and the threats that target them. The “Smartphone Malware Report,” by Panda Security and Spain’s National Cyber-Security Advisory Council, follows the historical milestones of mobile […] More

  • Terror Alerts Arrive at a Cellphone Near You - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Terror Alerts Arrive at a Cellphone Near You

    Washingtonians will soon see emergency alerts on their phones. A sneak preview of the coming notification system can be found in the Big Apple's version. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg introduced today NYC's Personal Localized Alerting Network. The system provides local natural disasters, terrorist and other emergency alerts to cell phone users. The Federal […] More

  • Smartphone Kills the Flip - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Smartphone Kills the Flip

    All good things must come to an end, and the end is usually brought on by something better, smarter and faster. So it should come as no surprised the Smartphone heralded the death of many products. Multi-faceted wins. Single purpose gets tossed in the electronic trash heap. PCWorld read the names of the deceased last […] More

  • Neustar Selected to Provide Tech Architecture for Mobile Digital TV - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Neustar Selected to Provide Tech Architecture for Mobile Digital TV

    The Open Mobile Video Coalition, an association of mobile digital television broadcasters, announced Neustar will provide the technology infrastructure necessary to deliver live, digital broadcast TV content to mobile video-enabled devices such as smartphones Neustar will act as the Mobile DTV Trust Authority, “which basically means it is the neutral third party providing secure connections […] More

  • Mobile Games Scoring High - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mobile Games Scoring High

    Maybe it's the Angry Birds phenomenon. Maybe it's the continual uptick in transit time. Maybe it's a population used to multitasking and constant stimulation. Whatever the reason, mobile game playing is booming. A new survey commissioned by PopCap Games, a video game manufacturer, found mobile phones have surpassed consoles and computers to become the most […] More

  • NSA Launches 'Cool' Tech Tools to Recruit Cyber Pros, Techies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NSA Launches 'Cool' Tech Tools to Recruit Cyber Pros, Techies

    The National Security Agency has launched two new digital communications efforts designed to educate prospective employees on career opportunities as part of a move to tap the best and brightest to support the agency’s cybersecurity initiatives, according to an NSA press release. Available from iTunes, the NSA Career Links Smartphone application delivers real-time agency updates […] More

  • How to Protect Your Devices - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    How to Protect Your Devices

    If you were one of many who received tech gifts during the holidays, beware. Computer and cyber crime have risen by more than 22 percent, according to the most recent statistics from 2009. McAfee Labs foresees a growth in mobile, social media and PC-based threats in 2011, with cyber crooks finding new ways to wreak […] More

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    iPad Hype Gives GovCon Firms New Opportunities

    The iPad undoubtedly became one of the most-hyped products of last year, with a seemingly never-ending popularity. When legions of government employees embrace what some have dubbed the new BlackBerry for federal workers, government contractors specializing in computer and mobile security have found  themselves increasingly busy with developing new applications and systems to protect the […] More

  • McAfee's Dave DeWalt: Next Big Threat? Apps - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    McAfee's Dave DeWalt: Next Big Threat? Apps

    The growing popularity of mobile devices and their many applications is already being exploited by hackers who are in the game to steal valuable personal information. “We think 2011 is the year of the threat to the mobile device, particularly the mobile app,” Dave DeWalt, McAfee Inc CEO, told The Canadian Press. With new computer […] More

  • Study: No Hacking Needed when Modern Spies Steal Corporate Data - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Study: No Hacking Needed when Modern Spies Steal Corporate Data

    A new study reveals two-thirds of employees expose sensitive data outside the workplace, some even revealing highly confidential information such as customer credit card and Social Security numbers. Conducted by People Security, the Visual Data Breach Risk Assessment Study also found most companies lack policies or measures to safeguard sensitive information from computer screen snooping […] More

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    SRA, M.A.D. to Bring Federal Clients iPhone, iPad Security Solutions

    Smartphone security company M.A.D. Partners, LLC and SRA International, Inc. have announced a collaboration in which SRA will be able to offer federal customers various services to protect and secure iPhones and iPads. M.A.D's Mobile Enterprise Compliance and Security Server locks down iPhones and iPads, as well as multiple platforms of smartphone and tablet devices, […] More

  • Hong Kong Reports Onslaught of Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hong Kong Reports Onslaught of Cyber Threats

    Hong Kong organizations need to battle cyber threats in a collaborative manner, said Agnes Mak, executive director of the Hong Kong Productivity Council, after the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre reported the number of hacking and phishing cases were up 34 percent year-on-year in the first 10 months of the year, Computerworld […] More

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