Too often government strategic plans neglect legislative and regulatory requirements imposed on the agencies. Rightly the focus is on opportunities to modernize and participate in new models technical transformations can offer. For the Federal Mobility Strategy to be successful, it must be implementable without unduly exposing agencies to legal and administrative risks. Legal and regulatory requirements for security, ...more »
The civilian side of the federal government currently has no common policies or guidelines in place on how to evaluate, validate, protect or secure mobile technologies - including mobile infrastructure, mobile devices, mobile apps, mobile data practices, etc. I suggest that the government create reasonable security guidelines so that the important work of protecting the federal computing infrastructure is not duplicated ...more »
Create a Federal mobility reference architecture to enable adoption of common solutions (e.g., for BYOD).
Establish centers of excellence for common security services like app vetting, device/OS evaluations, certification and accreditation (i.e. mobile FedRAMP).
Create a government-only mobile app store to provide a separate distribution channel from commercial applications and improve functionality