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BYOD (Bring your own Device) to work – The Corporate challenge

Below is another excellent article from ESET related to potential risks as employees bring their own personal devices into the workplace.

BYOD (Bring your own Device) to work challenge
http://blog.eset.com/2012/02/28/sizing-up-the-byod-security-challenge

QUOTE: Employee use of personally-owned computing devices for work-related purposes–known as Bring Your Own Device or BYOD–is not a new trend and security professionals have been concerned about it for some time, but there is a widely held view that the trend has been transformed of late. Why? Waves of mobile digital devices flooding into the workplace, threatening to overwhelm current information security policies, procedures, and controls. A lot of organizations are still assessing the productivity benefits of iPads, iPods, iPhones, Android tablets, smartphones, and so on. At the same time IT managers are trying to weigh those benefits against the risks that come with these devices. But what is the real size and scope of the problem? Are current impressions of an onslaught of insecure mobile devices accurate?

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