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BYOD programs bring plenty of focus on data security and employee privacy issues. But what about legal challenges, such as electronic discovery?
Enterprises continue to struggle with BYOD policies, even though they are crucial for managing and securing personal devices in the workplace. Here are nine tips for effectively communicating your BYOD policy offered by Ryan Kalember, chief product officer for WatchDox.
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The next 5-10 years will see a major upheaval and mobile digitization of the standard workflow for all companies, big and small. That upheaval will bring increased security risks.
While mobile device penetration in Europe is high, European firms remain reluctant to allow BYOD. Surprising, employees are the ones holding back BYOD.
Security worries continue to hold enterprises back from embracing mobility, according to a survey of 3,500 IT decision makers in 15 countries by Wakefield Research and commissioned by HP.
Alohar Mobile launched a new app this week called PlaceUs that gives contextually aware location information to a user's small group of family and friends, according to a story at Gigaom.