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Mobile Security Management

What Does Mobile Security Management Mean?

Mobile security management is the collective tools, technologies, and processes that enables the securing of a mobile device or mobile computing environment.


Typically, mobile security management is part of the larger / broader information security management policy and procedures that focus mainly on mobile IT assets.

Techopedia Explains Mobile Security Management

Mobile security management typically includes implementing and managing information security on mobile devices including cell phones, smartphones, PDA, tablets and other mobile devices.

The mobile security management practices are generally prevalent in enterprise IT/mobile computing environments where there are multiple users connecting to the enterprise network using mobile devices.

Mobile security management generally implements mobile/ wireless security techniques. It requires that each individual device must be configured with desired security protocols / preferences, have a native security and/or antivirus application.


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