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NIST Special Publication 800-163, Vetting the Security of Mobile Applications, has been approved as final
January 26, 2015

The purpose of Special Publication 800-163Vetting the Security of Mobile Applications, is to help organizations understand the process for vetting the security of mobile applications, plan for the implementation of an app vetting process, develop app security requirements, understand the types of app vulnerabilities and the testing methods used to detect them, and determine if an app is acceptable for deployment on the organization's mobile devices.

Created December 21, 2016, Updated April 13, 2017