Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – The risks and rewards

By |2024-02-23T09:48:44+00:00January 23rd, 2024|Cyber Security, Information Security|

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is a popular policy where employees use personal devices for work. This typically means using personal smartphones or laptops to access company systems and data. While convenient, BYOD introduces cybersecurity risks that organisations must address. Failure to secure personal devices puts sensitive company information at risk. When employees access internal systems on insecure devices outside the corporate network, businesses lose control of that data. Without proper BYOD policies and controls, unauthorised users could access sensitive information if a device is lost, [...]