Tag Archives: mobile security

DHS Issues Multiple Contract Awards for CISA-Supported Network Security Project

DHS

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) has awarded new research and development contracts for a network security program in partnership with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The first seven awards under the new Secure and Resilient Mobile Network Infrastructure project will tackle legacy network security, end-to-end network traffic protection and 5G security development. 

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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

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

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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