Steps to Take Now to Secure Agency Environments

Today’s Innovation in Government Report highlights the mobile revolution. Paul Battaglia, Vice President of Federal Sales for BlackBerry, says agencies must take steps now to secure their environment from hackers and insider threats.

Ten years ago, a few of us were worried about mobile phone security. But with attacks on the rise and increasing by 20 percent a year, government agencies have to keep up with security patches and operating systems as they would their laptop and desktop computers. Mobility is the new frontier for hackers looking to gain access to government networks.

Agencies that are looking to protect against another Snowden-like security breach are implementing digital rights management. This software safeguards documents from being photographed or copied or sent outside of the government network without permissions. DRM is an indispensable solution to this growing challenge – especially in the areas of defense, healthcare, law enforcement and homeland security.

Let BlackBerry, Carahsoft and their reseller partners help you secure your mobile environment. Listen to the full program at FederalNewsRadio.com – keyword Innovation in Government.