Group sets new specification for securing mobile phones

Wednesday, 30 August 2006, 5:38 PM EST

A new set of security standards designed to lock down mobile devices has been hammered out and is set to be unveiled at the CTIA Wireless IT & Entertainment show being held in Los Angeles next month.

Called the Mobile Security Specification, it is billed as the basis for a new generation of secure phones and mobile devices that will be harder to tamper with and more secure. The standards are backed by companies such as Nokia Corp., Samsung Electronics Co. and France Telecom SA.

At Computerworld.

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