Information Security

Implementing BYOD securely

There has been a lot of recent talk about bring your own device and the way in which it can enable a business to work more effectively – but is this at the cost of efficient security?

Many companies in the UK are now looking into the possibility of adopting a bring your own device policy and the effect that this would have on the companys operations. The positive side of this is that bring your own device allows for flexible working as the device can be used anywhere, with a potential cost saving to the company and increase in employee satisfaction. The concerns would be that there could be an increase in security controls as a secure environment may need to be created on the device or a secure connection to a central environment as well as remote data removal control. […]