Did you know that about 56% of Americans now own smartphones, according to Pew Research? Many people are now bringing their phones to work. Most business correspondingly have a BYOD, or Bring your own device, policy. What many companies overlook, however, is how a lack of BYOD oversight can lead to dangerous breaches. Here are four things you should know about BYOD and how companies use mobile device management to combat loss or theft of data.
According to a survey by Enterasys, 75% of companies allow BYOD. Of those companies, an incredible 47% have experienced a security breach as a result. Although the knee jerk reaction might be to disable BYOD policies, there are