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BYOD isn’t going away, so set a real strategy

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Mar 16, 2016.

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    Your users are undoubtedly bringing their own devices to work, whether or not you have a BYOD policy in place. If you don’t, you need to settle on one now.

    A BYOD strategy is the best way to address the considerable risks that come with employees using mobile devices for work. One thing that users like about their mobile devices is that they are small but nonetheless powerful, but that combination has a lot to do with the risks they pose. Something that can fit in a pocket can easily be lost or stolen, and when a stolen or lost device has massive amounts of storage that contains lots of data, both personal and work-related, you have a problem.

    A growing risk is mobile malware. I can think of four major mobile malware threats attacking ActiveSync-only devices: YiSpecter, Stagefright, Keyraider and XcodeGhost.

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