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== Definition ==
 
== Definition ==
   
'''Mobile device management''' is
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'''Mobile device management''' ('''MDM''') is
   
 
{{Quote|[a] [[tool]] or [[software]] that [[distribute]]s [[application]]s and [[data]] to [[mobile device]]s in order to enhance the [[functionality]] and [[security]] of the [[device]].<ref>[[NSTAC Report to the President on Cloud Computing]], at C-4.</ref>}}
 
{{Quote|[a] [[tool]] or [[software]] that [[distribute]]s [[application]]s and [[data]] to [[mobile device]]s in order to enhance the [[functionality]] and [[security]] of the [[device]].<ref>[[NSTAC Report to the President on Cloud Computing]], at C-4.</ref>}}
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{{Quote|[c]entralized administration and control of [[mobile device]]s specifically including, but not limited to, [[cellular phone]]s, [[smart phone]]s, and [[tablet]]s. 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]] [[lock]]ing or wiping a [[device]]. Management can also include [[over-the-air]] [[distribution]] of [[application]]s and [[updating]] [[installed]] [[application]]s.<ref>[[Criminal Justice Information Services Security Policy]], Glossary, at A-8.</ref>}}
   
 
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== References ==

Latest revision as of 02:13, 31 August 2016

Definition[]

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.[1]
[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.[2]

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