BYOD has caused challenges for companies trying to separate personal from business expenses related to smartphone voice and data usage. Well, AT&T for one is now offering direct billing for business data use on personal devices to its AT&T Work Platform customers.
This year will be an "inflection point" where BYOD devices and malware targeting those devices proliferate in the enterprise, judges Andy Daudelin, vice president of security services for AT&T's Mobile Business Solutions team.
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.
Employees are bringing personal mobile devices into the workplace, whether sanctioned by their employer or not. The time has come for IT departments that are ignoring BYOD to take their heads out of the sands and develop a comprehensive BYOD policy.
Today's workers might not be able to see clearly what the office of the future will look like, but two things are for sure--it will be wireless and it will be mobile.
The BYOD movement will continue to define the workplace in 2014, with small and medium-sized businesses embracing the practice in increasing numbers.
Today, I came across some good BYOD advice from the UK Information Commissioner's Office, which I thought I would share with you.
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As more and more people bring their personal devices into work, device connection problems proliferate, placing a strain on already overtaxed IT departments.