Six BYOD Questions Users Should Ask IT

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Can you see my photos in SnapChat?

First, no one should trust that photos sent or received can't be retrieved. Second, when a device is being managed, or a specific app is being managed, the company has the ability to see applications used and in some cases the data in those applications through network (Web) inspection, backups or application controls. Ensure personal apps are not managed by IT.

Just as it is important for IT to know how and where users are taking corporate data, it is equally important for users to know how IT is accessing their devices. Having been on both sides of the equation, Adam Ely, co-founder and COO of Bluebox, recommends users ask six questions of IT before enrolling in a BYOD program.


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