Almost all IT and security pros are struggling with the security threats posed by BYOD, and two-thirds expect mobile security incidents to increase at their firm.
In light of the recent spate of high-profile data breaches, the security of wireless local access networks has become the number one concern of IT departments, according to a survey of IT purchase decision makers at 163 medium and large North American enterprises by Infonetics Research.
Despite the growing popularity of bring-your-own-device programs, a new study reveals that American workers are skeptical of using business applications on mobile devices because of password complications and network security fears.
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While BYOD was originally supposed to save companies money on mobile devices, it has become a source of costs and risk.To explore these issue in depth, FierceMobileIT is holding a webinar this afternoon (Oct. 22) at 2 pm Eastern time.
A full 40 percent of U.S. employees at large enterprises use personally owned devices at work, according to a survey of 4,300 U.S. adults conducted by Gartner.
Waste management firm Republic Services is considering implementing a 100 percent BYOD program for smarpthone and tablets by next year. Currently, the company provides corporate-liable devices to its employees.
Enterprises are being pushed into BYOD because of employee dissatisfaction with technology provided by IT at work.
Financial institutions generally are reluctant to implement a BYOD program because they operate in a highly regulated industry. First State Bank of Bedias in Texas decided to test the BYOD waters by offering corporate email access to personally owned devices.
The BYOD trend appears unstoppable, whether IT managers like or not. Even if your company doesn't officially allow BYOD, employees are going to bring their devices to work and use them with or without IT's approval. Here are four tips from Aerohive's Phil Keeley for a smooth BYOD program roll out.