There's no denying that CSOs will have to deal with bring-your-own-device sooner or later, but ultimately it will lead to an enhanced workforce.
No a business' size, employees are yearning to connect their personal devices to the corporate network. But fear not: Solutions and best practices are starting to emerge to manage the risk attached with this craze.
Companies are permitting BYOD even if they have policies against it. But a set of best practices, covering areas such as IT inventory and device detection, can mitigate many of the corresponding risks.
Most BYOD discussions focus on technical issues, such as how to identify offending devices, how to keep them off the network, or how to limit the types of devices. But nobody is talking about the human element.
In the age of mobile, social and cloud, the so-called perimeter that businesses have been protecting for years is now dead.
While mobile device management will always be in use in the enterprise, thankfully, a better option exists.
Many of today's applications are designed to work over any port, which increases chances they won't be blocked by firewalls.
Businesses may no longer be able to turn away employees who want to bring their smartphones and tablets to work, and connect to the corporate network. But is that actually a good thing?
Bring-your-own-device is a hot topic and a growing trend that security professionals are going to have to face - like it or not.
With a slew of threat vectors to cover, security professionals are faced with one of the biggest challenges in the industry to date: mobility in the workplace. In this video, the founder and president of Appthority discusses app management in the enterprise.
One of the hottest topics in the security industry revolves around employee-owned devices in the workplace, aka bring-your-own-device.
With emerging technologies that must be controlled, the demand to align business risk with security is growing. As such, the IT role is being reinvented under our feet, and those who function more like a CIO will rule the world.
ActivIdentity's Julian Lovelock discusses challenges in the IT security world today with Dan Kaplan, executive editor of SC Magazine, in this insightful In Focus video.
Mobile security problems continue to vex many an IT security officer.
Application control is now an absolute necessity in a comprehensive security policy because threats have evolved.
Bring-your-own-device and cloud security are just some of the topics that add to the changing threat landscape of online security.
Bringing together two separate pieces of security research reveals vulnerability to cybercrime on an alarming scale.
Enterprises are being exposed to multiple operating systems, models and operators - requiring IT teams to support the safe deployment of personal devices used for work purposes.
From issues that corporations face with mobile security, to social networking threats on sites like Pinterest, there were endless hot topics at this year's RSA Conference 2012 in San Francisco.
The exploding use of smart mobile devices and the business productivity that accompanies this trend has many CIOs and IT administrators reeling.
Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) quickly made the jump from industry trend to business imperative, and organizations are now feeling the pressure to open their networks to employee-owned devices.
The threats associated with mobile devices can come in many forms, so there are a number of best practices one can put in place to thwart potentially disastrous consequences.
With BYOD, there's a confluence of people bringing in potential dangers from the outside that in turn presents a new class of security concerns that businesses haven't had to consider before.