Seven Steps to Prepare for BYOD

Email     |     Share  
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
Previous Next

Click through for seven tips on integrating a strong and effective BYOD program into your organization, as identified by Adam Ely, founder and COO, Bluebox Security.

For the last several years, IT has been split between fighting the onslaught of BYOD and realizing it must prepare for the inevitable. In the face of the "wild west" environment brought on by hundreds of different smartphones and tablets accessing corporate data assets, the common response was to increase restrictions and lock down employee-owned mobile devices, and for good reason. CIOs and CISOs are responsible for the protection of the most valuable asset organizations have – their data.  

By all measures, BYOD is here to stay and the focus has shifted from trying to restrict BYOD to learning how to leverage BYOD as a business enabler while managing its risks. This is not just because the BYOD freight train has left the station, but because BYOD makes users more productive. By allowing employees to use the tools they love – the devices and apps they prefer — you enable them to work from anywhere and, ultimately, increase their productivity and response times. Managed properly, BYOD becomes an asset for organizations. The following tips, identified by Adam Ely, founder and COO, Bluebox Security, will help organizations navigate this new era of mobility.

 

Related Topics : In Their Own Words: The Four Dark Horses for the Third Major Mobile OS Speak, HTC, Mobile Search, 3G, Location-Based Services

 
More Slideshows

infra90-290x195 5 Tips to Successfully Plan for IT Modernization

The key to successful IT modernization includes proper planning, alignment, understanding vulnerabilities and finding the right partner. ...  More >>

CarlAVVR0x 8 Uses of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for the Enterprise

Get a taste of what experts are thinking about in the realm of enterprise virtual reality and enterprise augmented reality. ...  More >>

Misc71-190x128 10 iOS Brainstorming Apps to Organize Your Ideas

With the ever-increasing capabilities of mobile apps and devices, users can now have a nearly limitless canvas to scratch out and rearrange ideas. ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.