Mobile and Wireless

Are your employees on a BYOD binge?

A new study found that only 9 percent of organizations are "fully aware" of the personal mobile devices accessing their networks.

Do you know your customers' top 5 challenges?

Leading CTOs explain the biggest challenges -- and your opportunities -- that government agencies face today.

CACI helps Army fine-tune communications efforts

The contract calls for helping the Army more effectively engage with its geographically, culturally and linguistically diverse audience.

Cisco to buy Lightwire in $271M cash deal

Lightwire acquisition will allow Cisco to deliver cost-effective, high-speed networks with the next generation of optical connectivity.

BAE to upgrade Navy shipboard, airborne communications systems

The work covers shore systems, mobile and airborne communications testing and certification.

Unisys, ERT put NOAA employees in the cloud

The $11.5 million project gives 25,000 NOAA employees e-mail access through Google Apps for Government.

Virgin Mobile's security fail

Thanks to Virgin Mobile for providing an object lesson in how NOT to do mobile security.

Air Force wants wearable computers

The Air Force is seeking input from businesses on developing a wearable computer system.

Will Amazon's Fire kindle a new push for personal tech at work?

Amazon's new device may be less versatile than Apple's iPad, but it's also much less expensive. Expect the weeks after Christmas to bring it into the workplace.

LGS Innovations names a COO, creates wireless unit

The telecom company promotes Kevin Kelly to COO and creates a wireless business unit with offices in Virginia, New Jersey and Colorado.

Scrutiny of IT spending: The new normal

The executive order limiting agencies' ability to provide mobile devices, among other things, is unlikely to be the last measure tightening the limits.

Light Bulb Finder mobile app wins EPA contest

The Environmental Protection Agency named the winners of its Apps for the Environment challenge.

VA readies deal to buy 100,000 tablets

The Veterans Affairs Department has concluded that a mobile device management solution will overcome any security hurdles.

Mobile computing: The sky's the limit, but the leash is short

FCW cartoonist John Klossner offers his take on the federal mobile IT policies.

National Sept. 11 museum launches mobile app

The National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum is offering a free iPhone application.

VA's Roger Baker gives an iPad a test run

CIO Roger Baker is one of more than 100 VA employees trying out iPads and iPhones on VA networks.

FEMA releases preparedness app in time for hurricane

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced a new mobile application for disaster preparedness on Android, but some users apparently were confused by an apparent rogue application, also available from Android.