IT Security/Host/Mobile

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This lesson covers mobile security.

Objectives and Skills[edit]

Objectives and skills for the mobile security portion of Security+ certification include:[1]

Summarize mobile security concepts and technologies.
  • Device security
    • Full device encryption
    • Remote wiping
    • Lockout
    • Screen-locks
    • GPS
    • Application control
    • Storage segmentation
    • Asset tracking
    • Inventory control
    • Mobile device management
    • Device access control
    • Removable storage
    • Disabling unused features
  • Application security
    • Key management
    • Credential management
    • Authentication
    • Geo-tagging
    • Encryption
    • Application whitelisting
    • Transitive trust/authentication
  • BYOD concerns
    • Data ownership
    • Support ownership
    • Patch management
    • Antivirus management
    • Forensics
    • Privacy
    • On-boarding/off-boarding
    • Adherence to corporate policies
    • User acceptance
    • Architecture/infrastructure considerations
    • Legal concerns
    • Acceptable use policy
    • On-board camera/video

Readings[edit]

Multimedia[edit]

  1. YouTube: Mobile Device Security - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.2
  2. YouTube: Mobile Application Security - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.2
  3. YouTube: Mobile BYOD Concerns - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.2

Activities[edit]

See Also[edit]

References[edit]