Experts: NIST draft is a start on mobile device security, but gaps remain

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at NIST has released a draft of its first guide on how to make mobile devices more secure to protect patient information.

The guide, "Securing Electronic Health Records on Mobile Devices," provides critical background but doesn’t address some key aspects to device security, several experts tell Healthcare Dive. They characterize it as a highly technical guide that will be helpful for upper-level IT professionals, but note that many organizations lack access to such expertise, and that the guide fails to take into account the behavior of the end-user.

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