Tag Archives: mobile security

FMG Announces Efforts to Bolster Federal Mobile Security

Federal Mobility Group

The Federal Mobility Group (FMG) has launched efforts to help agencies protect mobile devices operating in environments that lack security. FMG evaluated and improved data reporting aspects of the Federal Information Security Management Act, published guidance for teleworking, assessed threat defense ecosystems and educated agencies on credential management, the Chief Information Officer Council said Wednesday.

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BlackBerry Limited Partners with Bell to Enhance Secure Communications; John Chen Quoted

John Chen

BlackBerry Limited has partnered with Bell to provide enhanced secure communications to business and government customers and strengthen BlackBerry’s relationship to deliver leading-edge mobile security solutions to Canadian consumers and business customers, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Suzette Kent on Federal Government’s Zero-Trust Architecture Implementation

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Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said federal agencies are making headway when it comes to implementing multifactor authentication, identity management, mobile security and other components of zero-trust architecture, FedScoop reported Tuesday.

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

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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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DHS CISA Advises on Mobile Device Security

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The Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has released a set of recommendations on mobile device privacy. CISA said Tuesday that it advises the public to be aware of mobile apps before downloading. Apps access their users' personal information and the agency warns on potentially harmful apps that may threaten security.

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