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[liberationtech] NSA security configuration guide for iOS 5 Devices

frank at journalistsecurity.net frank at journalistsecurity.net
Mon Dec 10 18:43:15 PST 2012


I wonder if anyone here has seen this Security Configuration
Recommendations for Apple iOS 5 Devices, by the U.S. National Security
Agency and dated March 2012. I didn't find any reference to it in the
list archives. A Tweep, M.A. Ho-Kane, just tweeted it. The document is
not classified and reads that it is designed to help U.S. government
officials across agencies handle Sensitive But Unclassified information
on their iPhones. The document seems legitimate to me. And makes sense
since so many people including U.S. agency officials these days carry
iPhones or iPads. The document and its recommendations also seems very
thorough.

I would welcome any thoughts at all including whether people think the
recommendations are sound. Thanks! Frank

http://www.nsa.gov/ia/_files/os/applemac/Apple_iOS_5_Guide.pdf

Frank Smyth
Executive Director
Global Journalist Security
frank at journalistsecurity.net
Tel. + 1 202 244 0717
Cell + 1 202 352 1736
Twitter: @JournoSecurity
Website: www.journalistsecurity.net
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