AFCEA DC Mobile Technologies Symposium 2013

Friday - 11/22/2013, 12:17pm EST

The Defense & Security MOBILE Symposium hosted by AFCEA DC focuses on the potential that mobile and wireless technologies offer for meeting the operational mission of the military, security community & DHS, as well as for improving business operations and training.

Federal News Radio's Tom Temin attended the event. Listen to his interviews with conference speakers below.

Debora Plunkett
Director of Information Assurance
National Security Agency

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The National Security Agency has certainly been in the news lately. Revelations of its surveillance programs have fed plenty of criticism. But in the cyber world, the agency remains as strong as ever. Its information assurance directorate makes sure hackers cannot penetrate its classified information systems. Debora Plunkett leads the directorate.

Rear Adm. Bob Day
Assistant Commandant for C4IT and Director of Cyber Command
Coast Guard

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From search-and-rescue missions to patrols, Coast Guards are the first responders on the water. Mobile technology is helping today's Coast Guard complete its missions. Rear Adm. Bob Day is the assistant commandant for C4IT and director of the Coast Guard Cyber Command.

Van Baker
Vice President and Research Director for Mobile and Client Computing Services
Gartner

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Like their corporate counterparts, federal managers often turn to market researchers when planning new technology deployments. That's especially true for mobile technology, which seems to change daily. Van Baker is a vice president and research director for Gartner's Mobile and Client Computing Services.