Cybersecurity and Personal Devices: Is BYOD Worth The Risk?

Using personal devices for work is the norm these days. Chances are, the majority of your employees have their email synced to their phones. On weekends, they use their personal laptops to check a few items off the work to-do list. While waiting in line for coffee, they respond to work emails. In many ways, this is a positive development for businesses. Research shows that employees who use personal devices for work put in more hours overall. They send more emails per day — 20 more than those who don’t use personal devices for work — and check email before even heading into the office for the day. Plus, they’re more…

The Importance of Enterprise Mobility Management

It is reported that employees send an average of 20 work-related emails from their mobile devices every day. Due to the ongoing advancement in technology, many workplaces have steered away from the traditional desk, computer and landline phone setup and have started allowing employees to utilize their own devices to increase comfort and productivity. While it may seem beneficial to enable employees to access information when they are not at the office, it can create a large network vulnerability.   Data Access By allowing employees to handle valuable data on various devices, it can be difficult to properly manage the extensive network and ensure information is properly protected from breaches.…