Striking a balance with mobile device security

Agencies face a delicate balancing act when it comes to providing mobile security. Federal information security specialists are tackling the dilemma in various ways. For example, in September, the National Institute of Standards and Technology's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) published a revised draft of a mobile security guide that addresses the security versus usability challenge. Bill Fisher, an information security engineer at NCCoE, said mobile security measures can have the unintended consequence of prompting users to evade protective measures rather than comply with them.

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