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Department of Homeland Security Creates Mobile Application Playbook

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Posted Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

Department of Homeland Security Creates Mobile Application Playbook
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), has created The Mobile Application Playbook (MAP), a DHS sponsored reference guide to assist federal agencies with the planning, management, and execution of mobile application projects.

The MAP publication provides a roadmap for creating mobile applications and is designed to reduce security risk and help comply with the DHS policies and procedures. MAP is a tailored to the unique requirements of mobile computing within the DHS environment. This playbook provides a documented set of steps for planning and deploying mobile applications quickly and securely while following all necessary gate reviews.

MAP was created with input from multiple Federal Agencies and industry partners. Within DHS, OCTO works collaboratively with the Mobile Device Security (MDS) Program within the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to identify and respond to the evolving threats and security challenges in the mobile 


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