Bring-Your-Own-Device Trend Puts Data Safety at Risk

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend is increasingly popular and refers to employees taking their personal devices to work, whether laptop, smartphone or tablet, for use on the corporate network. A new report from the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) puts forward the legal and regulatory issues that are likely to arise from this trend. For instance, corporate governance and compliance control over employee-owned devices will be weaker and the wide variety of devices will make enforcement of legal and regulatory compliance controls more difficult.Read the Report ‘Consumerization of IT: Top Risks and Opportunities'