BYOD


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BYOD

(Bring Your Own Device) Refers to employees who bring their personal devices to work, whether laptop, smartphone or tablet, in order to interface to the corporate network. A huge amount of company data is accessed using employee-owned equipment. See CYOD, Windows To Go, Appleization, BYOC and IT consumerization.
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Introducing a plethora of student-owned devices to the classroom has the potential to cause chaos, so it's critical to provide teachers with adequate training before launching a BYOD initiative.
If there are still valid security concerns surrounding BYOD, they are the result of social engineering attacks or plain old human error.
If you are already allowing BYOD, you should make sure that at an absolute minimum employees are utilizing the basic security features that are likely built into their device:
The BYOD risks of Pokemon GO are common to many mobile apps, but are magnified with Pokemon GO because of its vast popularity.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global BYOD security market to grow at a CAGR of 24.
More than half of respondents noted that BYOD policies at their companies increased employee mobility, satisfaction, and productivity, while just under half cited reduced costs as an added benefit.
The global BYOD & enterprise mobility market covers types by solution, security, device; industry vertical, and region.
Introducing BYOD brings to the forefront a number of security concerns.
Since Huawei BYOD Alliance was established three years ago, more than 200 global partners have joined the alliance.
Juniper Research expects the number of employee-owned mobile devices used at work will exceed one billion by 2018, emphasising BYOD must continue to be viewed as an endpoint security risk.
To accommodate the growing use of mobile devices, at least 42 percent of colleges and universities had a BYOD strategy in place in 2014, yet many BYOD issues are not heavily regulated by policies, according to the annual Core Data Service survey conducted by Educause.
Hany Fahmy Aly, executive vice president, Enterprise Business at du believes that BYOD is increasingly being adopted by companies and employees for playing a pivotal role in reducing IT related costs, increasing workforce productivity and employee satisfaction.