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Addressing NIST And DOD Requirements for Mobile Device Management (MDM)

White Paper Published By: IBM
IBM
Published:  Apr 20, 2017
Type:  White Paper
Length:  16 pages

The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) have taken leading roles in exploring requirements for Mobile Device Management (MDM) systems for government
agencies.

Mobile devices, particularly smartphones, are exceptionally vulnerable to security breaches. They are easily lost, are filled with unknown applications, communicate over untrusted networks, and are often purchased by users without regard to IT standards and security features.