How to Keep Your Company Data Safe in a BYOD Environment [Infographic]
While the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) concept has quickly gained traction in the business world, many companies have been slow to address its threat to their data privacy. Even for companies that have recognized the need to prioritize digital security, many have struggled to establish policies that support personal device use while protecting their data. And that’s risky given the high level of connectedness many employees now enjoy – with or without formal guidelines or policies. It leaves businesses open to enormous potential for data leaks.
To avoid the potential leak of data, your company should establish policies on the use of personal and mobile devices such as tablets, smart phones, and laptops that may be used to access your company’s computing and communications systems. Here are six crucial items to consider as you set out to mitigate the risks of your own BYOD culture.