Security Watch: Why BYOD is an issue for so many businesses

One of the most talked-about concepts of the past 24 months, BYOD plans are still down the list of priorities for some companies, writes JJ Worrall

5th October, 2014

Running afoul of data protection legislation, compromising business-sensitive information, as well as reputational and financial damage can all be the consequence of an ineffective bring your own device (BYOD) strategy, security experts have warned.

Brendan Fay, head of information security consultancy practice with Ward Solutions was one of a number of experts who said that in “the absence of a clear strategy or BYOD policy, ad-hoc rules are used to secure personal devices and the...

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