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BYOD: Friend or Foe?

BYOD FRIEND ♥ OR 4 FOE? BYOD is growing: 10 42% BILLION 82% Of employers surveyed allow employees to use Increase in personal mobile devices will be smartphone users globally in use by 2020 their own devices BYOD has upsides: One survey of employees cites Another survey reports 45% Increase in employee productivity when using mobile apps PRODUCTIVITY SATISFACTION as the main benefits of BYOD usage BUT BYOD gives rise to a number of security concerns: DATA LEAKS NETWORK PROTECTION STOLEN DEVICES 35% 50% 39% of employees surveyed stored work email passwords on their phones of companies surveyed said data was lost due to insecure devices in the workplace of employees surveyed don't password-protect their mobile devices Security is the #1 reported BYOD concern in: USA GERMANY SOUTH KOREA AUSTRALIA 80% of BYOD activity is unmanaged It appears BYOD is here to stay, so here are some questions you should be asking to ensure your company's information and infrastructure stay safe: What are our security implications? How do we manage compliance or other legal issues? Should we limit access to some data? 4 When do we have the right to access employee-owned devices? Will we push specific apps to employee-owned devices? Are we confident we can remotely wipe any device in case it's lost or stolen, or if an employee is terminated? How do we enforce our mobile policy? Is it up to date? If you can't answer these questions, conside partnering with an expert in the field to ensure your company stays on track with the latest BYOD security strategies. Think Forward. Technology develops and improves faster than most businesses can keep up with. When your competition is taking advantage of the latest in IT hardware and software solutions, you can't be left behind. Your business needs to adapt quickly to an ever-changing IT landscape-your business needs ADAPTURE. ADAPTURE combines an unmatched level of intellectual capital, technical knowledge, and experience to ensure the design of your architecture is tailored to your organization's specific needs. ADAPTURE cultivates comprehensive enterprise technology solutions by implementing world-class platforms that scale with both business growth and technological innovation to keep clients at the forefront of emerging business technologies. Whatever your data center project, ADAPTURE will be your expert partner and ensure that every critical decision backed by the finest technical expertise in the industry. ADAPTURE THINK FORWARD. Sources on_BYOD_Insights 2013.pdf omers-rein-in-byod-risks.htm

BYOD: Friend or Foe?

shared by CentricsIT on Sep 30
Bring Your Own Data (BYOD) is a hot topic in today's IT world. As you step into the new year, it's time to consider how your BYOD practices may be jeopardizing your company's security. The below infog...



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