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DISA Passes 100K Mark for ‘Purebred’ Device Credential Issuance System

The Defense Information Systems Agency issued over-the-air derived credentials to the 100,000th device through the Department of Defense's Purebred mobile certification system last month, DISA said Wednesday. Purebred is designed to handle encrypted communications and secure web browsing for certified DoD mobile devices without constantly requiring a common access card and smart card reader.

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DoD Accelerating Mobile App Approval Process

The Department of Defense’s Mobility Unclassified Capability unit approved a mobile application to streamline maintenance operations for the U.S. Air Force, FedTech reported Thursday. Al Smith, program manager for DMUC, said the mobility service is quickening the process of approving mobile apps for government use.

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DOJ Inspector General Recommends on FBI’s Text Data Collection

The Department of Justice's Office of the Inspector General has found that the FBI has not collected a standard amount of text messages from over 31,000 agency-issued mobile devices. DOJ OIG said it attributes its initial observation to a database with plain text repository for a significant percentage of messages, indicating a problem with FBI Enterprise Security Operations Center's data collection tool.

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DARPA Continuing SHARE Tactical Network Security Program Ahead of Full Transition in 2020

The Defense Advance Research Projects Agency started phase two of the Secure Handhelds on Assured Resilient networks at the tactical Edge program aiming to protect crucial information on multiple security levels, FCW reported Thursday. The SHARE effort intends to access multiple security levels through one device connected to a tactical network to protect data exchanged with key coalition entities.

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Inspector General: DOI Must Update Logical Access Controls to Protect Sensitive Data

The Interior Department‘s Office of Inspector General has recommended that DOI update its logical access control policies in order to meet current sensitive data protection requirements established by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. DOI OIG said in an Aug.8 audit report it reviewed the department’s security policies and procedures that apply to its computer …

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