Its growing and it’s popular. Worryingly though Ponemon’s recent Infosec survey said that 56% of employees carry sensitive data on mobile devices and 35% had lost mobile devices. Not surprising then that 56% also said they spent no time at all on Data Protection.
BYOD needs to be in step with security and employees need to be highly security aware to avoid this loss or make it seem like an inevitable outcome.
The decision to embrace BYOD should be in line with the organisations Risk Appetite and Tolerance.