Security Watch: Segregation is not without its complications for BYOD

Segregating personal and business data on an employee’s device may offer a relatively clean solution for many companies.

5th October, 2014

These solutions,” said Renaissance director, Michael Conway, “offer the most effective and, in any sensibly thought-out scenario, the most likely solutions to be workable.”

Conway was referring to what some call segregation, some containerisation and others partitioning. All offer largely the same idea of separating the data on an employee-owned device between corporate data which is in a controlled and managed part of the phone, and the private data of the employee.


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