Definition Edit

A consumer device is

[a] small, usually mobile computer that does not run a standard PC OS or that runs a standard PC OS but does not permit users to access it directly. Examples of consumer devices are networking-capable personal digital assistants (PDA), cell phones, and videogame systems.[1]

References Edit

  1. NIST, Guide to Enterprise Telework and Remote Access Security, at A-1 (NIST Special Publication 800-46) (June 2009) (full-text).