Tips for Overcoming Barriers to a Smooth BYOD Policy

BYOD policy

Handing out work computers and phones is not only expensive, but it’s a thing of the past. Most employees don’t want to walk around with two cell phones at all times (one cell phone already takes up enough room in their pocket), and a work laptop will quickly turn into an at-home laptop that is used for work and pleasure. Instead, it’s far more affordable, and your employees will likely be far more comfortable bringing their own devices (BYOD). The BYOD revolution has been in the works for some time, and now it very much has taken the work world by storm. And yet, because you don’t have full control over what your employees do at home and what they use their computers for while away from the office, it does leave your business susceptible to outsider hacks and threats. Because of this, it is important, if you are considering a BYOD policy, to develop a concrete bring your own device policy that everyone needs to follow. It will make the transition over to BYOD smoother and help establish grounded guidelines designed to keep your business and its data safe. (more…)

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