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DoD Program Offers Mobile Communication Services for Military, Civilian Use

The Defense Information Systems Agency has implemented initiatives to simplify the review process for mobile applications, increase security and expand the availability of tablet devices for Defense Department military and civilian personnel. Approximately 1,600 customers use the classified communications service from the DoD Mobility Program, DISA said Monday. Jake Marcellus, the program’s …

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FAA Issues Updated List of Potential UAS Sighting Reports

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an updated list of potential encounters of air traffic controllers, pilots and law enforcement personnel with unmanned aerial systems from February to September 2016. FAA said in a news release published Thursday it received 1,274 reports of possible UAS sightings between February and September …

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DISA Moves to Digitize Common Access Card Credentials

The Defense Information Systems Agency has implemented a program that works to integrate credentials from common access cards into mobile devices, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. David Thornton writes Jeremy Corey, lead engineer for the Defense Department‘s public key infrastructure, said DISA’s Purebred program is a key management server with an application installed on a …

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Howard Shelanski: White House Releases Mobile App for Regulatory Status Check

The White House has unveiled a mobile application designed to help people view information about the status of agency regulations via the federal government’s RegInfo  website. Howard Shelanski, administrator of the White House’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that the RegInfo Mobile app is available for both Android …

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DHS, DARPA to Support Mobile Security Tool Devt Based on Continuous Authentication; Vincent Sritapan Comments

The Department of Homeland Security and the Defense Advance Research Project Agency have teamed up to fund a Kryptowire-led project that aims to develop a user authentication tool for mobile devices. Researchers at Kryptowire have created a continuous authentication algorithm that works to validate mobile device users through their behavioral patterns that …

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Teressa Wykpisz-Lee: GSA Sees Growing User Base of Fleet Mgmt App

Teressa Wykpisz-Lee, deputy associate administrator of the Office of Communications and Marketing for the General Services Administration, expects users of GSA’s fleet management application to grow in number for future releases, GCN reported Monday. Amanda Ziadeh writes GSA personnel and vehicle contractors use the Fleet Management System To Go app to …

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Navy OKs Intranet Connectivity for iOS, Android Devices

The Department of the Navy has authorized its component organizations to procure, implement and connect Android and iOS mobile devices to the Navy Marine Corps Intranet network. The Navy intends for current NMCI users to transition from BlackBerry to authorized iOS or Android devices as the military branch’s existing BlackBerry …

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