Organizations continue to embrace BYOD practices in large numbers, but many fail to put key safeguards in place to keep data and networks secure.
One of the longstanding impediments to getting a BYOD program off the ground is lack of trust between employer and employee. Even with wide recognition of BYOD as a valid mobile effort, the most well thought-out and structured programs will be derailed if employees don't trust their organizations and adopt the strategy.
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More enterprises are using selecting wiping of mobile devices as a way to protect corporate data while safeguarding employee privacy, according to a study by Fiberlink, IBM's mobile device management unit.
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.
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In an apparent effort to encourage employees to go around their IT admin, Samsung is making its KNOX mobile security platform available for free directly to enterprise users who have a Samsung Galaxy S5 or a Samsung Note 4 and have access to a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account, the company announced on its blog.
Simply wiping things clean may work wonders for your kitches appliances, but it is a crude--at best--policy for mobile device security.
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Containerization, which separates corporate and personal data on a BYOD device, is one approach that enterprises are taking to provide security in a BYOD environment. But is it the best approach to BYOD security?