So far, officials in the Pentagon have been meeting in the corridors of their BlackBerry. But soon enough, a frequent visitor might be an iPhone user or a Galaxy smartphone.
And that is because the Department of Defense has finally decided to expand the number of handsets available for use in the Pentagon. In a few weeks, security certifications will be released for Samsung Galaxy phones, as well as for iPhone and iPad.
New smartphones must be adequately protected against unauthorized access, so that they can send and receive confidential email correspondence.
The message is quite surprising, especially as the iPhone spies the user at every step, and Android is full of various viruses and worms that can take control of the device. Military specialists, so they will have to work hard to adequately protect this equipment.