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Guidelines for Managing the Security of Mobile Devices in the Enterprise: NIST Seeks Comments on Draft SP 800-124 Revision 2
March 24, 2020

Today mobile devices are ubiquitous, and they are often used to access enterprise networks and systems to process sensitive data. Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-124 Revision 2Guidelines for Managing the Security of Mobile Devices in the Enterprise, assists organizations in managing and securing mobile devices against the ever-evolving threats. To address these threats, this publication describes technologies and strategies that can be used as countermeasures and mitigations. Draft SP 800-124 Rev. 2 also provides recommendations for secure deployment, use, and disposal of mobile devices throughout the mobile device life-cycle. The scope of this publication includes mobile devices, centralized device management, and endpoint protection technologies, while including both organization-provided and personally-owned (bring your own device) deployment scenarios. 

The public comment period for this document is open through June 26, 2020. See the publication details for a copy of the document and instructions for submitting comments.

NOTE: A call for patent claims is included on page iv of this draft.  For additional information, see the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) Patent Policy--Inclusion of Patents in ITL Publications.

Created March 24, 2020