Vetting the Security of Mobile Applications: NIST Publishes SP 800-163 Revision 1


NIST has published Special Publication (SP) 800-163 Revision 1, Vetting the Security of Mobile Applications. This revision expands on the original document by exploring resources that can be used to inform an organization’s requirements for mobile app security. It also details and refines the vetting model described in the original document by better defining the roles and processes that affect the mobile app vetting process.

Additionally, SP 800-163 Rev. 1 details how the mobile app vetting process might be integrated into an organization’s general security posture and explores the current threat landscape facing mobile apps.

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