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Synchronization Protocols

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Protocols that allow users to view, modify, and transfer/update PDA data from the PC or vice-versa. The two most common synchronization protocols are: Microsoft’s ActiveSync and Palm’s HotSync.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-72

  Protocols that allow users to view, modify, and transfer/update data between a cell phone and personal computer.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-101 Rev. 1