ENTERPRISE MOBILE SECURITY: Rising mobile security threats, increased adoption of BYO policies, and how enterprises can balance productivity and security

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Employees are increasingly using their mobile devices to complete work tasks remotely — whether their employer wants them to or not. Mobile devices allow employees to answer emails, schedule meetings, and complete other tasks on the go.

Though this practice is great for productivity, it could expose enterprise data and applications that are stored on employees’ devices to hackers. We expect mobile workers — employees who use mobile devices in their work — to comprise 72% of the US workforce in 2021, up from 65% in 2016.

In a report from BI Intelligence, we examine the rising security threats from employee use of mobile devices. We also detail the policies that enterprises can implement to provide secure access to company information through employees’ mobile devices, as well as the challenges in enforcing these policies. Lastly, we explain different types of solutions and offer best practices that can help enterprises keep their…

Read the entire article from BusinessInsider here: ENTERPRISE MOBILE SECURITY: Rising mobile security threats, increased adoption of BYO policies, and how enterprises can balance productivity and security

 



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