mobile apps

  • TSA halts employees from using TikTok for social media posts

    The Transportation Security Administration said it won’t allow employees to use the China-owned video app TikTok to create social media posts for the agency after the Senate’s top Democrat raised concerns about potential national security issues.

  • Air Force announces new ways of learning digital skills, working on faster apps

    The Air Force is preparing to invest in what it’s calling Digital U, an online schoolhouse similar to Udemy or Codecademy that will let airmen learn basic cyber skills.

  • F5 Networks: Protecting any app, any device, anywhere

    Kara Sprague, senior vice president and general manager of Application Services at F5 Networks, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss app security and how her company is using new technologies to help federal IT professionals protect and optimize modern container based applications.

  • Apple + VA? The very idea sounds cuckoo

    Why does the Department of Veterans Affairs need Apple for mobile electronic health record, and why should Apple get a prescription cut?

  • Education Dept. goes mobile with student aid program app

    If it were a bank, the Federal Student Aid Program would be among the biggest. With citizen experience a priority for federal agencies now, the Department of Education has made interacting with student loans a mobile experience. Chris Greene, chief customer experience officer for Federal Student Aid, shared more details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • Oracle: Modern cloud for a modern government

    Does your agency need help with its move to the cloud? Maybe Oracle can help. Sarah Jackson, VP Sales Engineering and Ken Currie, group vice president with Oracle Public Sector join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss some of the innovations at Oracle is offering to federal IT professionals. May 16, 2017

  • GSA: Saving money on IT services

    Megan Schmith, director, Enterprise Application Development & Platform Strategy at the General Services Administration, joins host John Gilroy to discuss how mobile and cloud computing are saving money for federal agencies. April 26, 2016

  • Cora Han: FTC issues mobile health app guidance

    The Federal Trade Commission has issued guidance for mobile health app developers to help them stay in the rails of a half dozen laws and maybe hundreds of regulations. Cora Han, an attorney in the FTC’s division of privacy and identity protection, shares the latest on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • Jacob Parcell: Government’s mobile app community 1,200 strong

    The federal government has an informal but large and active community of interest devoted to building and improving public-facing mobile apps. The community is 1,200 strong. Jacob Parcell, manager of mobile programs at the General Services Administration, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what the community of interest works on.

  • Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

    The FBI is a few weeks away from the finish line on one of the federal government’s largest deployments of Android smartphones. Most of its field agents and analysts will get new devices and new security licenses. The next step is a new crop of mobile apps. Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu has more details.