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Lookout receives Capitol Hill mobile security contract

Application built to find unprotected WiFi, malicious apps

Lookout Mobile has received a contract to implement a new mobile security application for the congressional Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, The Hill newspaper reported Wednesday.

House Chief Information Security officer John Ramsey told The Hill the application will work to find unsecured Wi Fi and malicious applications.

The contract comes amid Rep. Ted Lieu’s (D-Calif.) advocacy of more mobile security training for congressional members and staff, according to The Hill.

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