• iPhone people: Time to erase your naked selfies

    Those with delicate privacy sensibilities or who thought Apple was a cultural phenomenon rather than a shrewd manufacturer, well, sorry if you’re disappointed.

  • Steve Ryan: The future of DoJ vs. Apple

    D.C. attorney and former federal prosecutor Steve Ryan of McDermott, Will & Emery discusses the future of the dispute between the Justice Department and Apple.

  • In cyber, everyone grabs everyone else by the you-know-whats

    I see the FBI-Apple dispute as a cyber version of the “ticking bomb” conundrum: What means are justified to get information from a terrorist when you know there is a bomb ticking somewhere about to kill innocent people?

  • Numbers can tell the whole story, or miss it entirely

    Commentary: No metric can really capture the essence of any object or program, or the people’s dedication to it, says Federal Drive host Tom Temin.

  • DoD breaks mobile security roadblock

    The Defense Department is in the final stages of a test to show how derived credentials from the Common Access Card can secure smartphones and tablet computers. Richard Hale, the deputy CIO for cybersecurity, boldly predicts that by the end of the calendar year the military will be issuing derived credentials on mobile devices.

  • DoD to ramp up deployment of Apple, Android smartphones

    The Defense Department, long beholden to BlackBerry as its main mobility solution, plans to increase its use of Apple and Android smartphones tenfold over the next year.

  • DoD’s new plan promises speedy approval of commercial mobile devices

    The Pentagon’s commercial device implementation plan, made public Tuesday, aims at near-term implementation of a new generation of mobile devices such as iPhones, iPads and Android handhelds and tablets on both classified and unclassified networks.

  • Virtualization 2.0

    Tom Simmons, area vice president for Citrix, details the tools provided by his company to help you manage virtualization in a more effective manner. May 8, 2012

  • Secure app store, more mobile devices coming to DoD

    The Defense Department says it’s fast-tracking the construction of an infrastructure that will support future mobile devices in the military. A network that can securely support Apple and Android devices should be fully up and running by next year, while a secure app store will be online within a couple months.

  • Mobile device pilots giving Census a look into the future

    The bureau hired Agilex under a four-year, $6.4 million contract to provide application development and technical support for field workers to use tablet computers. Census field workers will receive one of three different tablets for conducting actual surveys for the bureau and other federal agencies.