Definition[edit | edit source]
Mobile device management (MDM) is
|“||[a] tool or software that distributes applications and data to mobile devices in order to enhance the functionality and security of the device.||”|
|“||[c]entralized administration and control of mobile devices specifically including, but not limited to, cellular phones, smart phones, and tablets. Management typically includes the ability to configure device settings and prevent a user from changing them, remotely locating a device in the event of theft or loss, and remotely locking or wiping a device. Management can also include over-the-air distribution of applications and updating installed applications.||”|
References[edit | edit source]
- NSTAC Report to the President on Cloud Computing, at C-4.
- Criminal Justice Information Services Security Policy, Glossary, at A-8.
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