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During his keynote remarks at MobileCON™ 2012, Robert Wheeler, Major General, United States Air Force, Deputy CIO for C4 & Information Infrastructure Capabilities, Department of Defense discusses how the military is working to deploy solutions to protect itself from wireless cyberthreats.
CTIA’s Vice President of Technology and Cybersecurity John Marinho explains how the wireless industry is working to protect its customers and networks from cyberthieves. Also included in this month’s Policy Point is information on how consumers can protect their personal information from thieves by using passwords and PINs and apps to remotely lock, track and [...]
Home alone with her little brother, Alexis Stannis of Pompano Beach, Florida heard someone trying to break into her home through a window. She quickly grabbed her brother and her cellphone, locked her bedroom door, hid in the closet and called 911. The police came in time to arrest three teens, including one armed with [...]
Many U.S. rural towns find economic development challenging, but West Virginia University started a mobile application pilot project that might help these small towns with their path to long-term sustainability. Mobile Main Street, a free open-source community mobile publishing tool developed by WVU students, is helping merchants and other attractions in Tucker County, WV, utilize [...]
As Americans go mobile, we’re doing everything on the go, including making donations. This month’s Policy Point takes a look at how nonprofit organizations are using text messages to garner donations using short codes, which also attracts younger donors. For nonprofits that are interested in a mobile campaign, CTIA offers best practices to make the [...]
American Red Cross Chief Information Officer John Crary discusses how the nonprofit organization is using mobile to better respond daily and in emergency situations to those in need as well as to broadcast important safety information. Since wireless technology is something that most Americans are used to relying on, Crary says it’s important the Red [...]
One day, Allison Motto’s husband suddenly went into cardiac arrest. Using her cellphone, Allison called 911 and with instructions from the dispatcher, timed 100 chest compressions to keep her husband’s blood pumping until the emergency personnel arrived. Thanks to Allison’s quick actions and cellphone, she saved her husband’s life and prevented brain damage.
CTIA’s Vice President of External and State Affairs Jamie Hastings talks about its Green Working Group, which establishes the wireless industry’s sustainability initiatives. Besides the postpaid, or contract, handset packaging, the Green Working Group is committed to continued consumer education. As CTIA and its member companies have noted, everyone, including consumers, play an important role [...]