US military gets secure smartphone

Finally, there's a phone plan that allows you to switch from
the US government's Secret Internet Protocol Router Network to the
unclassified Internet Protocol Router Network with a single keystroke.

The US National Security Agency has authorised military and government
personnel to order General Dynamics' Sectera Edge secure, wireless
smartphones, which will not only allow them to make secure calls but
also to e-mail and Web browse in either classified or unclassified

The phones will still operate using the existing GSM, CDMA and commercial Wi-Fi networks.

Sweet… I know a few folks that will happy to not have to carry two phones anymore.  Real the full article on ZDNet Australia (why is the Australian ZDNet covering this?).


Author: Xavier Ashe

Entrepreneur, Infosec Executive, CISSP, CISM, Ironman triathlete, traveler, UU, paleo, father of 8, goyishe, gamer, & geek.

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