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Six BYOD Questions Users Should Ask IT

  • Six BYOD Questions Users Should Ask IT

    Six BYOD Questions Users Should Ask IT-

    Why do you need to manage my entire device? Why can't you just manage the corporate-related apps and data?

    Companies should focus on the apps and data that are important to them. Managing the device infringes on the employee's privacy, personal preferences and settings, and doesn't necessarily protect the corporate data. Ask your IT administrator to focus on corporate application and data controls.

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Six BYOD Questions Users Should Ask IT

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    Why do you need to manage my entire device? Why can't you just manage the corporate-related apps and data?

    Companies should focus on the apps and data that are important to them. Managing the device infringes on the employee's privacy, personal preferences and settings, and doesn't necessarily protect the corporate data. Ask your IT administrator to focus on corporate application and data controls.

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.