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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

NIST has released Draft SP 800-124 Revision 2, "Guidelines for Managing the Security of Mobile Devices in the Enterprise," for public comment. The comment period ends June 26, 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.

Released March 24, 2020