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Android Devices

Working with Android devices? Take a few moments to review the following helpful hardening recommendations.

Hardening Recommendations for Android OS

  1. Update firmware to the latest version (see CIS Section 1.1.1)
  2. Require a passcode (1.1.2)
  3. Set auto-lock timeout (3.1.5)
  4. Erase date upon excessive passcode failures (1.1.5)
  5. Turn off Ask to Join Networks (1.1.8)
  6. Turn off Bluetooth when not needed (1.1.11)
  7. Forget Wi-Fi networks to prevent automatic reoin (1.1.6)
  8. Erase all data before return, repair or recycle (1.1.14)