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Former White House cybersecurity adviser Richard Clarke said recently smartphones remain a huge cybersecurity problem for the U.S. In an interview with Computerworld-New Zealand, Clarke said that smartphones are the newest and largest vulnerability in the U.S.
The National Security Agency wants to be able to outfit military personnel with commercial smartphones and tablets -- but based on a NSA security design.
The service wants to put certain software and hardware in a real-world environment to see how it would perform in conditions similar to those in combat. The process also will influence how the Army buys technology in the future.
The service says it\'s getting closer to determining the path forward for issuing smartphones to soldiers in the field. It\'s something the service says could eventually provide warfighters with an all-in-one platform for training, battlefield communications and more.
GovInfoSecurity reports on a new application for smartphones designed to recruit cybersecurity professionals.
Federal News Radio told you about the Army’s plans to bring smartphone technology to the battlefield within a year. If the service wants to issue every soldier some kind of smartphone, the move could turn…
MACE program taking commercial technology and modifying it to make it more secure and rugged. The Army is asking for vendor ideas on how to do this and what apps are possible in theater.
Auditors look at how 24 agencies secure their wireless networks and find some progress, but many of the same problems that GAO found in 2005.
Many popular smartphone applications release consumers\' personal information without their knowledge.
DOE raises concern over safety of electric grid
In addition to being able to access critical information about emergency preparedness and what to do before and after a disaster on their smartphones, disaster survivors will also be able to apply for federal assistance directly through their web enabled mobile phone devices. Richard Serino, Deputy Administrator of FEMA, explains how his agency pulled this off.
Malware not being looked for on mobile devices; Zeus v3 targets Spain, Germany, UK, and USA banks,
Messages like “Dr. Smith, report to the OR, STAT” on public address systems could become a thing of the past in hospitals. Studies show that outdated communication systems – like PAs, pagers and other mobile…
Healthcare apps on smartphones are becoming more popular each minute – and they’ll continue to grow in the future. At a recent health IT conference, Spring Nextel CEO Dan Hesse said two-thirds of doctors use…