Authentication factors don’t govern security; the authentication infrastructure determines security. So what’s with all the “killing passwords” talk?
Posts Tagged: SmartPhones
Even if a connection between Pokémon Go and your organization’s work seems tenuous or non-existent, you can’t ignore how the game is captivating many people in your local community.
When laptops first replaced desktops as the new, go-to digital device, being glued to your cubicle or home office while checking email suddenly became a thing of the past. Now that the number of people owning smartphones has rapidly increased and shows no signs of slowing down, we’re redefining what it means to be trulyRead… Read more »
/> Over the course of the last year, I have noticed a rapidly rising organizational interest amongst my clients in using “text messaging” for communications purposes; specifically for opt-in notifications. The main reasons are quite obvious: 26.3% of Canadian households have no land-line (Convergence Consulting Group, 2014) The smartphone penetration rate is now at aRead… Read more »
Smartphones. Tablets. BYOD. Oh my! Now, you have access to your data at all times, 24/7. You’re no longer disconnected when you leave your office. It’s obvious to anybody how far our society has come with mobile technology and the unique opportunity it presents to transform the way government operates. But in order to capitalizeRead… Read more »
The results are in: public employees will not be separated from their mobile devices. GovLoop recently conducted a survey of 169 public sector employees to uncover trends in mobile device use, and the results are eye-opening: 88% reported that they use a smartphone to access agency networks (for e-mail, internal systems, or file sharing) 40%Read… Read more »
The Defense Information Systems Agency has partnered with Samsung Electronics to develop a new approval process intended to help vendors create security technical implementation guides for their mobile devices. Terry Sherald, chief of DISA’s information assurance standards branch, led the development of the Samsung Knox STIG process so vendors can base their guides security guidesRead… Read more »
An Orbital Science rocket carrying three smartphones lifted into space Sunday as NASA seeks to determine if the devices could function as flight avionics on a satellite. NASA intends for the PhoneSat spacecraft to send information on the phones’ health back to Earth for the agency determine if they can function as satellites, NASA saidRead… Read more »
Realize the Value (& Advance the Mission) – Agilex’ Weekly Blog on Hot Topics in Government IT In my last blog – It’s Not Email, It’s Your Mission – I talked about the importance of mission-focused applications and how they can change the way federal agencies do business through cost savings, empowering field workers, creatingRead… Read more »
Keeping the lines of communication and collaboration open between these nations and their militaries is a struggle under the best of conditions. However, the ongoing economic situation is impacting each and every member nation to some degree and at some level. This means that budgets need to be cut, every cent needs to be accountedRead… Read more »