Exclusive Roundtable Summit to Address The Internet of Things

By JDavis | 12/2/10 7:07 AM

It is almost January, when once again technology heavyweights will gather en masse in Las Vegas for the annual CES trade show. And this year, a select group of participants will gather for an invitation-only roundtable on the future of the connected device space: The Amphion Forum.

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WALL STREET JOURNAL Off-the-shelf mobile devices becoming government-issue standard

By JDavis | 9/20/09 7:26 PM

Until recently, government employees were rarely issued mobile devices like mobile internet devices or Blackberry's, usually because of the perceived security problem. That's changing, and fast. More and more often, government IT departments have decided "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" and are rapidly outfitting their employees with commercial off-the-shelf mobile communications devices. These consumer devices, previously only issued to the highest-level government employees, are now much more likely to be found in the hands of the rank-and-file. That has dramatically expanded the government's mobile device population (and its over-the-air data traffic), leading some experts to worry that sensitive government communications are becoming less, not more, secure.

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