Mobile working group

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Copyright © 2012
, Cloud Security Alliance

Mobile
working g
roup



proposed

charter

February 2012


Copyright © 2012, Cloud Security Alliance


1


CLOUD SECURITY ALLIANCE

Mobile Working Group 2012




Working Group
Executive
Overview

Mobile computing is experiencing

tremendous growth

and adoption
, while the devices are
gaining significant power and
dynamic
capabilities. Personally owned mobile devices are
increasingly being used to access employers


systems
and cloud
-
hosted d
ata
-

both via browser
-
based and native mobile applications. Clouds

of mobile devices are
likely to be common
. The
CSA Mobile working group will be responsible
for providing

fundamental research to help
secure mobile endpoint computing from a cloud
-
cent
ric
vantage point
.


Work
ing

Group

Scope and Responsibilities

The working group is chartered to research the following areas:




Securing application stores and other public entities deploying software to mobile
devices



Analysis of mobile security
capabilities and features of key mobile operating systems



Cloud
-
based management, provisioning, policy, and data management of mobile
devices to achieve security objectives



Guidelines for the mobile device security framework

and mobile cloud architectures



Scalable authentication from mobile devices to multiple, heterogeneous cloud providers



Best practices for secure mobile application development

and securely enabling existing
applications on mobile platforms



Identification of primary risks related to
individually owned devices accessing
organizational systems (commonly known as BYOD


B
ring
Your Own D
evice)



Solutions for r
esolving multiple usage roles

related to BYOD
, e.g. personal and business
use of a common device


Deliverables will be governed by C
SA’s intellectual property rights policy.


Peer Review

The CSA Telecom Working Group will be responsible for primary peer review and targeting
specific external organizations
.

Trusted Cloud Initiative
/CSA Working Group 5 will have
primary responsibility
for internal peer review of architecture and authentication
-
related
research.
Peer review will be provided from at least three external organizations.
Draft
deliverables will also be posted on the CSA website and LinkedIn group for public comment.


Deliv
erables

April 1


Working group roadmap

May 1


Summary version of November report (see below)

November 1


Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Mobile Computing: whitepaper
covering the research areas listed in working group scope.





Copyright © 2012, Cloud Security Alliance


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CLOUD SECURITY ALLIANCE

Mobile Working Group 2012



Infrastructure & Resource Requirements

Working group will be composed of CSA volunteers.
Working group will have a steering
committee and co
-
chairs.

A minimum of two CSA chapters will be invited to participate.
Working group will require typical project

management, online workspace

and technical
writing assistance.


Communications Methods

Twice monthly phone calls and online collaboration.


Duration

Working group will operate until November 1, 2012 deliverable, and at that time consider
charter renewal