6 BYOD Security Best Practices

6 BYOD Security Best Practices

6 BYOD Security Best Practices

Bring Your Own Device, commonly known as BYOD, and cloud computing are changing the way we use technology in the workplace. Sixty percent of businesses currently use a BYOD model, and forecasters suggest that number will rise to 90 percent by 2014. Fifty-four percent of American companies also use public or private cloud computing systems. Separately, these innovations can offer real benefits, but when their powers combine great things can happen.

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6 BYOD Security Best Practices

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Creating a Secure Enterprise Workspace

Businesses that once resisted the BYOD/PC trend are realizing that there are many benefits to letting people use their own laptops and handheld devices, including reduced capital costs and increased user productivity. However, meeting the growing expectations for BYOD/PC and ensuring its success require a combination of policies, technology, and processes.  This white paper covers best practices for creating a BYOD/PC program that delivers real productivity and cost reduction benefits while minimizing risk exposure.

– Learn security-related issues to address when planning a BYOD/PC program
– Learn possible roadblocks for implementing a successful BYOD/PC program
– Learn proven best practices for addressing legal and HR issues around BYOD/PC programs

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One Response to 6 BYOD Security Best Practices

  1. Great advice. As organizations move towards being truly mobile, the security component needs to remain at the core.  Its unfortunate that so many start embracing BYOD without first developing strategies that make sense strategically.  Ongoing success also hinges on IT’s willingness to maintain discussions and evolve with user changes. 

    Peter Fretty

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