Why Your BYOD Policy & Compliance Is Failing

Posted: February 28, 2017 / Author: Dror Liwer

  In recent months, the debate over the future of BYOD has intensified. On the one hand, we really don’t need Gartner to tell us what we are already witnessing —  that more than half of all businesses will require employees to bring their own device by the end of 2017; while on the other hand a study by CompTIA has indicated a near a 20% drop in BYOD friendly companies since 2013. The latter study concluded that 53% of companies have actually banned private devices all together, in stark contrast to 2013 when only 34% did so. A recent…

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How to Balance Wireless Network Security With the Thirst for Increased Connectivity

Posted: February 7, 2017 / Author: Dror Liwer

With workers relying more than ever on mobile devices to provide quick access to information, BYOD and BYON have become as ubiquitous and as necessary as office furniture. Yet, even though the “Bring Your Own” approach has revolutionized business, many companies still have a pre-revolutionary view to network cybersecurity. Companies still place great emphasis on protecting the network in the office by relying on many security layers: the firewall, Internet Protocol restrictions and network access control, even though they don’t hermetically protect their wireless networks. But outside the company’s wireless network, all bets are off. Convenience trumps security as employees…

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