Companies are looking to vendors to help them sort out BYOD expenses attributable to work and personal use. Craig Mathias, a principal at consulting firm Farpoint Group, lays out four BYOD reimbursement approaches for enterprises to choose from.
BYOD confronts enterprises with many risks, not the least of which are legal. In an informative article in the Seattle Business magazine, D. Michael Reilly, an attorney with the law firm of Lane Powell, offers enterprises 5 tips on how to manage the legal risks of BYOD.
Most IT pros surveyed by the Ponemon Institute believe that negligent and careless employees pose the biggest threat to endpoint security in the enterprise.
So you've prohibited BYOD at your company. That protects you from security and legal risks associated with allowing employees to bring their personal devices to work. Right? Wrong.
Not only do IT folks fear the security risks from BYOD, but employees fear the privacy risks as well.
Uber competitor Lyft is going after the corporate market with the launch of Lyft for Work, which enables companies to pay for work-related commuting expenses using an app on the employee's mobile phone.
Mobility is no longer a nice-to-have for enterprises; it is becoming integral to providing connectivity to employees.
Here are some things lacking common sense that employees do with their devices and data that increase risks at their companies.
A robust 95 percent of enterprises now allow the use of employee-owned devices, and close to two-thirds of employees say that having access to work email and other business apps at all times increases their productivity, according to stats compiled by security firm Symantec in an infographic.
More and more employees are doing their work outside of the traditional office. This can increase employee satisfaction, but it presents challenges to managers who must manage a dispersed workforce.