The Defense Department will be allowed to distribute iPhones and iPads with Apple's iOS 6 to employees, though that doesn't guarantee Apple will actually receive contracts.
Still using Research In Motion devices for e-mail, the Pentagon also seeks software from Apple and Google that has the capability for "new and innovative applications," Reuters reports.
A legendary figure in the invention of the Internet weighs into a new debate about the U.S. government's role during that heady era.
No longer available to consumers, the phone gets a new, classified lease on life.
The U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency is co-hosting a seminar on how to engage in open-source projects, which is perhaps the best sign yet that open source is thriving in government.
Open source is permeating the US military, and for several good reasons.
The software seller and IBM obtain a security certification that will make the Linux operating system an option for military and government customers.
Despite tough talk on computer crime, hackers--including some from federal agencies--are learning about defending networks by breaking into computers.
Four agencies that set the standards for computer security in the federal government announce support for a benchmark that will enforce a minimum level of PC security.