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User's Guide to Telework and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Security



Murugiah P. Souppaya, Karen Scarfone


Many people telework, and they use a variety of devices, such as desktop and laptop computers, smartphones, and tablets, to read and send email, access websites, review and edit documents, and perform many other tasks. Each telework device is controlled by the organization, a third party (such as the organization's contractors, business partners, and vendors), or the teleworker; the latter is known as bring your own device (BYOD). This publication provides recommendations for securing BYOD devices used for telework and remote access, as well as those directly attached to the enterprise's own networks. [Supersedes NIST SP 800-114 (November 2007):]
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-114 Rev 1
Report Number
800-114 Rev 1


bring your own device (BYOD), host security, information security, network security, remote access, telework


Souppaya, M. and Scarfone, K. (2016), User's Guide to Telework and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Security, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 21, 2024)


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Created July 28, 2016, Updated March 1, 2021