Bring Your Own Device Policies Propel Businesses Forward

Mobility trends create unchartered waters businesses must be able to navigate if they hope to succeed, and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is perhaps the most important employee practice that needs to be addressed appropriately. An effective BYOD policy will allow an organization to offer employees the flexibility they crave while mitigating the security risks and IT support challenges BYOD presents. See the following to learn how to harness the winds of change that come with BYOD.


Key Facts

    • 40 percent of IT professionals say they either haven’t received communication on BYOD or there is no policy in place, and 29 percent of IT leaders report the same
    • 38 percent of IT professionals believe more than half of their organizations’ sensitive data is at risk
    • 47 percent of IT professionals and 46 percent of IT leaders do not feel their organization offers sufficient support for their personal devices, counteracting any productivity gains from BYOD practices
    • Only 53 percent of IT leaders and 50 percent of IT professionals feel their IT department supports a sufficient amount of different devices and platforms
    • 22 percent of IT leaders and 11 percent of IT professionals report that they don’t understand the risks associated with BYOD


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