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How to Easily Reduce Your BYOD Security Risks
July 8th, 2017

How to Easily Reduce Your BYOD Security Risks

BYOD is king, meaning IT departments have to manage the increased security risks these policies bring to the office. Are you looking for ways to do this?

Summary

Device management isn’t as easy as it used to be.  Gone are the days when IT professionals simply assigned a secured device to every employee for work purposes. Now BYOD is king, meaning IT departments have to manage the increased security risks these policies bring to the office. Why do security risks increase? Because now employees are using their devices for work and play. So how can IT departments reduce their BYOD security risk and meet their security requirements? Scott Matteson shares 10 ways businesses can reduce these risks in his blog found on TechRepublic.

Who Should Read This Article

IT managers and departments looking for ways to decrease the security risks associated with BYOD policies.

What You Will Learn

Readers will learn 10 tips to reduce insider threats brought on by bring your own device policies. These tips include:

  • Be willing to say no.
  • Have a solid BYOD policy in place.
  • Create a list of responsibilities.
  • Use segmented networks.
  • Try Mobile Device Management.
  • Require devices to use standard security settings.
  • Keep every device updated.
  • Train your employees.
  • Have a plan if a breach occurs.
  • Monitor every device.

Take Away

There are many ways IT departments can lower the security risks associated with BYOD.

Read the full article at 10 ways to reduce insider BYOD threats

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