72 per cent of organisations support BYOD despite privacy and security concerns

I agree the a BYOD concept increases employee satisfaction and productivity. However, we need to make sure important data don’t get into the wrong hands. There are solutions especially for BYOD out there that do not require an MDM client on the device but just deliver the required app management. This way, sensitive content in business apps is protected but users have their freedom and don’t feel monitored. Please let me know if you’d like to learn more.

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According to the results of a new survey from Bitglass, 72 per cent of organisations across the financial services, technology, healthcare, government and education sectors support BYOD for all or some employees.

However, only 14 per cent have successfully deployed Mobile Application Management (MAM) solutions, creating issues in areas such as controlling access to corporate data and enforcing device encryption.

“The threat of data leakage is more prevalent than ever, as employees look to access sensitive corporate information on mobile devices outside the corporate network,” said Nat Kausik, CEO, Bitglass. “Unfortunately, few organisations have adequate risk-control measures in place. Fewer than half support critical capabilities such as device encryption and DLP – a gap that suggests…

Read the entire article from ITProPortal here: 72 per cent of organisations support BYOD despite privacy and security concerns

 



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