It is becoming more common for employers to be asked by employees to connect their personal devices such as smart phones, laptops and tablets to the employers’ IT systems. The convenience, flexibility and potential productivity gains make allowing an employee to ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) appealing.
However the use of BYOD, including in non-work hours, can present a number of risks for employers, if the arrangements are left unmanaged.
Factors to consider with BYOD arrangements
Employers need to consider whether it is appropriate to allow employees to access work systems from a personal device which may not have the security, and controls that company devices have.… Read More