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