Bring your own device (BYOD): Benefits, issues and risk-management tips

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Many companies are now allowing employees to bring their own mobile devices, such as laptops and smartphones, to use at work.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): Technology Spotlight provides a top line summary of the benefits and issues, and discusses how to manage the associated risks with a BYOD program. Key tips include:

  • developing, implementing and monitoring policies and procedures
  • ensuring devices are checked against corporate standards for configuration
  • how to manage risk of data loss if devices are lost or stolen
  • backing up company data separately from personal data
  • how to manage privacy and legal risks


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