Bring Your Own Device (byod) To Work: Trend Report by Bob HayesBring Your Own Device (byod) To Work: Trend Report by Bob Hayes

Bring Your Own Device (byod) To Work: Trend Report

byBob Hayes, Kathleen KotwicaEditorBob Hayes

Paperback | March 29, 2013

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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to Workexamines the emerging BYOD (Bring Your Own Device to work) trend in corporate IT. BYOD is the practice of employees bringing personally-owned mobile devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets, laptops) to the workplace, and using those devices to access company resources such as email, file servers, and databases.

BYOD presents unique challenges in data privacy, confidentiality, security, productivity, and acceptable use that must be met proactively by information security professionals. This report provides solid background on the practice, original research on its pros and cons, and actionable recommendations for implementing a BYOD program. Successful programs are cross-functional efforts including information technology, human resources, finance, legal, security, and business operating teams. This report is a valuable resource to any security professional considering a BYOD program.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to Workis a part of Elsevier's Security Executive Council Risk Management Portfolio, a collection of real world solutions and "how-to" guidelines that equip executives, practitioners, and educators with proven information for successful security and risk management programs.

  • Presents research data associated with BYOD and productivity in the workplace
  • Describes BYOD challenges, risks, and liabilities
  • Makes recommendations for the components a clearly communicated BYOD program should contain
Bob Hayes has more than 25 years of experience developing security programs and providing security services for corporations, including eight years as the CSO at Georgia Pacific and nine years as security operations manager at 3M. His security experience spans the manufacturing, distribution, research and development, and consumer prod...
Title:Bring Your Own Device (byod) To Work: Trend ReportFormat:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:March 29, 2013Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0124115926

ISBN - 13:9780124115927


Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Impact of BYOD on Productivity

Pros and Cons of BYOD

BYOD Program Must-Haves

BYOD Program Challenges

BYOD Risks and Liabilities

Additional Resources