Bring your own security (BYOS): good idea or not? | Advanced Mobile Spy Software
We've talked about the concept of Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, on the blog before. BYOD is a popular policy whereby employees can bring personally-owned devices, such as laptops, tablets, or smartphones, to work and use them to access data and applications. It helps to cut costs and can increase productivity, but it brings with it many security concerns and implications. Similar in theory to BYOD is BYOS, or Bring Your Own Security. This method allows employees to choose which security solution they would like to run on their devices. Is this theory a natural evolution of BYOD or does it bring with it more concerns? Do those concerns matter if the device that will be submerged in the company network has its own security software installed? BYOS concerns Differences in the security software that runs on corporate systems and BYOS devices can give your IT department a headache—especially if said devices have access to company resources like shared drives. Are there any conflicts