Security Watch: security in the world of the cloud

For companies looking to manage the explosion of smart devices finding their way into the workplace, there are challenges, writes Alex Meehan.

8th June, 2014
Michael Conway of Renaissance: A lot of organisations haven't addressed the challenges around BYOD effectively.' Picture: Maura Hickey

The traditional tool for managing security risks has been mobile device management (MDM) software. Deployed correctly, this allows a company to remotely erase the data contained on a phone or tablet in the event of it getting lost. But increasingly this is being seen as a crude and unsophisticated response to the way in which people use their smart devices - and what happens when they leave a job. Is it acceptable to erase a...

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