Provisions to ensure cloud-based file transfer programs are not misused
Remote data wiping of lost and stolen devices
Protections against malware (e.g., viruses) that might be on personal devices
With this service, BYOD becomes a win-win-win. Businesses reap BYOD’s economic savings; workers enjoy BYOD’s personal convenience; and the company’s IT department knows that systems, networks, and data stay secure.
BYOD Security Management includes the following features:
That’s where employees, contractors and other service providers use their own personal smartphones, tablets and other devices while working onsite at the business. Workers typically need access to the company network, applications and data while performing their jobs. And often that data includes customer or patient data as well. Letting workers use their own devices is much less expensive than buying everyone a smartphone or tablet and most people would rather use their own personal devices while at work anyway.
But companies also need to be careful that these personal devices don’t become a conduit for viruses, hackers and thieves.