Wednesday February 26, 2020

A corporate Necessity

With smartphones now standard and tablets becoming more and more of an everyday sight, it seems every company has a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy now, whether or not they formally acknowledge it

4th October, 2015
Paul Hogan, chief technology officer, Ward Solutions

The term, coined in the late Noughties, heralded the ‘consumerisation of tech’ and the rise of the mobile office. Companies enjoyed the savings on hardware, with employees more comfortable — and productive — using devices they were already familiar with.

Company policies have failed to keep pace with the legal quandary BYOD presents: what happens if a device goes missing, or is compromised outside working hours? What if the employee leaves the company...

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