Most organizations have been caught off-guard with the proliferation of smart devices. The IT organization was comfortable supporting the Blackberry due to its ease of implementation and maintenance. But the use of Android and iOS smart devices have created a maintenance nightmare not only for the IT organization but for the IT auditors as well. This book will serve as a guide to IT and Audit professionals on how to manage, secure and audit smart device. It provides guidance on the handling of corporate devices and the Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) smart devices.
Part I: Benefits and Risks of Smart Devices, 1. Definition of a Smart Device, 2. Ownership of Devices, 3. Data Types, 4. Uses and Benefits of Smart Devices, 5. The Risks Associated with the Use of Smart Devices, Part II: Security of Smart Devices, 6. Hardware Features, 7. Operating System Security, 8. Securing Smart Devices, Part III: Managing Smart Devices, 9. Smart Devices Use Policy, 10. Security Policy, 11. Mobile Device Management, 12. Registering Smart Devices, 13. Provisional Email, Calendar and Contact, 14. Application Development and Deployment, 15. Connecting to Corporate Network, Part IV: Compliance, Reporting and Monitoring, 16. Compliance, Part V: Reporting, Monitoring and Auditing, 17. Reporting, Monitoring and Auditing, 18. Sample Audit Plan, Part VI: Samples, Sample I. Smart Device Use and Security Policy, Sample II. Smart Device Use Policy Form, Sample III. Minimum Smart Device Configuration Security Standard