Tag Archives: BYOD

Army Futures Command Looking to Evolve Collaboration Tools to Meet Needs of Hybrid Workforce; Col. Dave Lamy Quoted

Internet of Battlefield

Army Futures Command (AFC) is considering how to evolve collaboration tools and processes and other technologies as it prepares to support the hybrid workforce. “One of the best ways to do that, in my mind, would be a Bring Your Own Device-like capability, where the Army does not need to continue to provide what we call GFE: government-furnished equipment,” Col. Dave Lamy said.

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NIST Seeks Public Comments on Draft Bring Your Own Device Practice Guide

Telework Policy

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a draft special publication that seeks to demonstrate how organizations can use standards-based, commercially available products to help meet their privacy and security needs as they adopt the bring your own device practice. Public comments on the draft practice guide are due May 3rd.

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Lookout Report: Phishing, Credential Theft Attacks Increased for Federal Agencies in 2020

FISMA Reform Legislation

Information technology security company Lookout released a report stating that over 70 percent of phishing-based threats to agencies last year used tactics to obtain sensitive information through login credentials. The report also found that credential harvesting techniques significantly increased for federal agencies compared to state and local entities. Credential theft tactics that impacted federal agencies rose by 90 percent.

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Hypori Releases Top Mobile Device Cybersecurity Safety Trends to Watch in 2021

Enterprise Data Strategy

Hypori Virtual Mobility, Intelligent Waves' subsidiary that specializes in securing BYOD devices of critically sensitive data, has released its “Top Mobile Device Cybersecurity Safety Trends to Watch in 2021,” What Employers and Employees Need to Know to Stay Safe. Hypori’s report has addressed mobile device security trends, including long-term strategies, effective digital tools, location independence to support remote work and resilience against global cybersecurity threats.

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Intelligent Waves Partners with Wire to Advance Government Solutions; Tony Lam, John Hammes Quoted

Intelligent Waves

Intelligent Waves has entered into a value-added reseller (VAR) partnership with Wire to customize Intelligent Waves’ IT solutions with Wire’s platform, including end-to-end encrypted messenger, voice, video conference calls and file sharing for federal government agencies with mission-critical security requirements. Wire has assured that all agency intelligence, sensitive files and other information remain solely in the hands of the government departments.

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NIST Issues Data Security Guidelines for BYOD, Telework Devices

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has introduced draft guidelines that seek to help corporate organizations protect networks from data breaches and other cyber attacks as a result of the adoption of bring-your-own-devices and computers for telework. NIST said Monday the proposed publications suggest the deployment of virtual mobile infrastructure and …

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