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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.
Thanks to the National Security Agency, there is now a security enhanced version of Android. This project is designed for agencies with strict access-control policies, such as the Defense Department.
The Defense Information Systems Agency has granted approval for Android-based mobile devices to connect to DoD networks, provided they're secured using a specific set of guidelines
Attackers uploaded malware-laden copies of popular apps, such as Angry Birds. While Google removed the apps from its online store, more than 14,000 users downloaded them.
The Veterans Affairs Department wants to hedge its bets when it comes to its planned rollout of up to 100,000 tablet devices. IT leaders worry about the unpredictability of the mobile technology landscape, and don't want to spend millions to develop apps for a platform that risks being superseded by a competitor.
One man's goal to use technology to highlight government transparency allows voters to communicate directly with politicians about the policies they pass.
The global market for such products is expected to grow by 44 percent a year before reaching some $3 billion in 2016.
Host John Gilroy will talk about different mobile operating systems, and how to manage them with MaaS360's Jeff Ward and Josh Lambert.
September 27, 2011
Tags: technology , mobile applications , mobile technology , BlackBerry , smart phone , iPad , Microsoft Windows , symbian , iOS , maas360 , cloud computing , Network World , jeff ward , josh lambert , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk
Host John Gilroy is joined by Michael Beckley, chief technology officer, at Appian. They will talk about how business process management has changed and what you can do to stay ahead of those changes.
July 19, 2011(Encore presentation August 30, 2011),
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Agency CIO Roger Baker said he plans to let employees use mobile devices on the VA network starting in fiscal 2012. He's leaning toward the bring-your-own-device approach, but details still need to be finalized. Baker said VA also will update its mobile computing policy.