Homeland Security Puts Up $8.6M For Cutting-Edge Mobile App Security

Nextgov: The Homeland Security Department Science and Technology Directorate awarded $8.6 million in research and development contracts to five companies Wednesday to boost smartphone security across the federal government.

The department’s Mobile Application Security R&D project focuses on developing technology to fortify mobile devices and the software that often offers a way for attackers to access data or take over a device.

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