This HND piece examines the very murky world of BYOD in the workplace. Whoever thought that BYOD would save companies money must have made a career change by now. Of course, BYOD was inevitable, but the security issues are overwhelming, and the standard McAfee/Symantec/Peter Norton approach to computer security does not cut it in the mobile world.
Mobile apps not only dredge all sorts of personal info, but many of them are poorly designed with gaping security holes. We give a shout-out to viaForensics, who have introduced their own app, set up to notify you if your privacy is being compromised--and thus the network that your BYOD is connected to.
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