Guidelines on Hardware-Rooted Security in Mobile Devices – Draft – National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) – 31 October 2012

Posted on November 2, 2012. Filed under: Health Informatics | Tags: , , |

Guidelines on Hardware-Rooted Security in Mobile Devices – Draft – National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) – 31 October 2012

“The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published draft guidelines that outline the baseline security technologies mobile devices should include to protect the information they handle. Smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices, whether personal or “organization-issued,” are increasingly used in business and government. NIST’s goal in issuing the new guidelines is to accelerate industry efforts to implement these technologies for more cyber-secure mobile devices.

Securing these tools, especially employee-owned products, is becoming increasingly important for companies and government agencies with the growing popularity—and capability—of the devices. Many organizations allow employees to use their own smart phones and tablets, even though their use increases cybersecurity risks to the organization’s networks, data and resources.”

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