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Public Safety Mobile Application Security Requirements Workshop Summary



Michael A. Ogata, Barbara Guttman, Nelson E. Hastings


This document captures the input received from the half-day workshop titled "Public Safety Mobile Application Security Requirements" organized by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International, in cooperation with FirstNet and the Department of Commerce and held on February 25, 2014. This first-of-its-kind workshop was attended by public safety practitioners, mobile application developers, industry experts, and government officials who contributed their experience and knowledge to provide input in identifying security requirements for public safety mobile applications.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 8018
Report Number


Application vetting, Battery life, Data protection, Denial of service, First responders, FirstNet, Identity management, Location information, Mobile applications, Public safety Location information, Identity management
Created January 22, 2015, Updated November 10, 2018