Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) is an IT policy that allows employees to use their personal mobile devices to access company enterprise data and systems. While BYOD has the potential to increase productivity and flexibility in the workplace, it also brings with it considerable challenges for IT departments. These posts look at the impact of BYOD on midsize businesses and how to address device and system security as well as mobile device management concerns.
Reduce BYOD Risks: Security Policies Essential for SMBs
SMBs are increasingly adopting bring-your-own-device (BYOD) in the workplace for greater productivity, ease of use and cost savings. However, according to a recent study, this has led to a “growing tension” between the advantages of BYOD and maintaining a high level of network security. Many businesses balance this challenge with a basic security policy that aims to reduce BYOD risks, but some still do not.
Author: Kelley Katsanos, Contributor
BYOD and Mobility: Growth and Concerns
The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) market has changed the pace of business over the past few years, and as a result there is more demand for it across various industries. Midsize firms are playing a role in this continued growth as IT professionals consider software, systems and security solutions to create a more productive environment.
Author: Marissa Tejada, Contributor
Mobile Device Management Needed in a BYOD World
As the continuing success of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) leads to further incursions of personal electronic devices into the business space, mobile device management is becoming a top priority for businesses tasked with overseeing IT infrastructure, appliances and applications.
Author: Shawn Drew, Contributor