Friday, 14 December 2012

Developing security protocols for BYOD | News | TechRadar

Developing security protocols for BYOD | News | TechRadar:

"Allowing employees to use their own smartphones and tablet PCs for work is proving increasingly popular, encouraged by the promise of worker satisfaction and higher productivity. But it places new demands on the management of mobile data and communications platforms, and demands that IT managers look hard at their existing security policies.
"BYOD is another battle in the war between security and usability," says security appliance provider Fortinet in its Enabling Secure BYOD report. "End users from the CEO down to line workers want the ability to use personal devices for work purposes, their belief being that personal devices are more powerful, flexible, and usable than those offered by corporate."

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