5 BYOD Assumptions for Small Business

Tuesday Jul 3rd 2012 by Paul Mah
5 BYOD Assumptions for Small Business

Forget what you know about making assumptions. When it comes to personal mobile devices at work, heeding these tips as you develop BYOD policies will help protect your business.

You know the old Oscar Wilde quote about making assumptions, right? Well, sometimes assumptions are good and, in fact, necessary. In the case of BYOD (bring your own device) for example, the people responsible for small business IT would do well to operate on the five basic assumptions that Paul Mah outlines in this article on our sister site, ITBE.com.

I've written a couple of blogs about BYOD (bring your own device) recently, highlighting how its proliferation means that SMBs must work to secure such hardware inside their networks, as well as offering a trio of basic BYOD-related policies that SMB may want to adopt.

It is in that vein that Scott Ashdown, director of products and solutions, Imation Mobile Security, shared five assumptions that SMB IT departments should keep in mind when it comes to BYOD. I highlight them below.

Read the complete article: Five Important BYOD Assumptions SMBs Should Keep in Mind

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