Researchers work to secure military smartphones
by Kris Osborn
Published February 12, 2014 Military.com
Soldiers in Afghanistan are experimenting with smartphones engineered to better protect operational datas designed by scientists at Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems, or ISIS.
An article appeared on the Defense Tech website about work that ISIS researchers are doing on Secure Military Smartphones.
Here is an excerpt from the story:
"Soldiers in Afghanistan are experimenting with smartphones engineered to better protect operational datas designed by scientists at Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems, or ISIS.
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