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NIST finalizes updated guidance on mobile device security, addressing deployment, use and disposal

By Charlie Mitchell / May 18, 2023

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has finalized guidance for securing mobile devices “within modern enterprise networks,” in a document that aims to address the need for “additional protections” beyond what’s required for other “endpoint devices.”

“While organizations understand that using mobile devices and mobile applications for anytime, anywhere access can increase employee productivity and enhance decision making and situational awareness, these devices bring unique threats to the enterprise,” according to NIST Special Publication 800-124 Revision 2, “Guidelines...

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