Tag Archives: mobile device management

VA IG: Dept’s IT Office Must Implement Mobile Configuration Mgmt, App Blacklisting Procedures

The Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General has found that while the agency’s Office of Information Technology enforced proper mobile security measures, there were certain issues in the fortification of its network infrastructure.

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GSA’s Jon Johnson: Category Mgmt Helped Govt Achieve $500M in Mobile Tech Savings

Jon Johnson, director of the General Services Administration‘s enterprise mobility program, has said that the interagency Mobile Service Category Management Team helped government agencies save approximately $500 million on mobile devices and services, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Government-wide spending on mobile platforms and services decreased from $1.5 billion in 2013 …

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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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USDA Implements DMI’s Enterprise Mobility Infrastructure

The Agriculture Department has adopted a mobile device management system that is built to monitor the use of Windows, Apple iOS and Android devices throughout the agency, GCN reported Monday. William Jackson writes that Digital Management Inc. is hosting the MDM service under a potential $20 million contract awarded through …

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