MITRE Develops Open Source, Thin-client Mobile Security Solution

October 16, 2013

Just as desktop security can be enhanced by applying security techniques to thin-client and virtual desktop infrastructure, MITRE hopes agencies will consider virtualizing mobile devices in the hands of their employees. This summer, MITRE unveiled the Secure Virtual Mobile Platform, an open-source, thin-client security solution for smartphones and tablets. Behind SVMP lies a virtualized Android operating system—it looks just like a normal mobile operating system from a hand-held device but it can run on an agency's existing cloud or data center systems.

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