Biography for Molly Bernhart Walker
Molly Walker is Executive Editor of the Government Publishing Group at FierceMarkets. She writes for, edits and oversees daily editorial operations for FierceGovernmentIT, FierceGovernment, FierceHomelandSecurity and FierceMobileGovernment. She also manages custom eBook and webinar content for the Government publications. Walker previously served as Managing Editor of both the Government and Enterprise IT groups at FierceMarkets. Prior to joining Fierce, she was a Managing Editor at SourceMedia and got her feet wet with internships at FoxNews.com and USAToday.com. She lives in Northern Virginia and is based at the FierceMarkets main office in Washington, D.C.. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter or LinkedIn.
Articles by Molly Bernhart Walker
Despite recent progress in the area of enterprise mobility the federal government is still cautiously feeling its way through the mobile landscape.
The Agriculture Department is in the process of drafting a bring your own device, or BYOD, strategy but it still has several security and workforce hurdles to overcome, said Joyce Hunter, USDA's acting chief information officer and deputy CIO for policy and planning.
The Defense Department will pilot a "bring your own device," or BYOD, mobility program sometime this summer, according to the department's chief information officer.
FirstNet chairwoman Susan Swenson says the Government Accountability Office's estimate that it will cost anywhere from $12 billion to $47 billion to build and operate the network in its first decade is built on multiple assumptions.
The Federal Chief Information Officer's Council recommends agencies use a methodology employed by the Defense Department for their mobile application vetting needs.
A Federal Communications Commission official requested early involvement from the public safety community in moving enhanced wireless 911 calling from policy to actual implementation.
After almost two years of testing federal mobile websites, the General Services Administration's mobile crowdsource compatibility testing program, has gathered best practices for agencies developing their mobile content strategy.
The Defense Department is running a small-scale mobile device security pilot that could enable the department to move away from common access card readers for mobile devices by July.
Employees at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives can now use a biometric tool in lieu of a password to sign on to their mobile devices.
New technology being tested at the University of Central Florida could soon help law enforcement and federal agents administer field tests on suspected narcotics more quickly and cheaply.