The company-issued Blackberry died, and no one cared. According to a 2014 Webroot survey (PDF), 61% of companies support bring your own device (BYOD) or the use of employee-owned devices for company functions. Because we no longer control every device, how can we implement BYOD security to keep users and, perhaps more importantly, company data safe?

BYOD Preparations

Clear the Underground

Whether you like it or not, employees are using their mobile devices for company work. BYOD security is about acknowledging these uses and working together to create solutions that give the user the freedom to choose, while still protecting company interests. Rather than fighting this BYOD revolution and pushing employees into a pseudo-underground, we need to embrace this transformation and introduce appro