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Topic: Byod Policy

The Lack of BYOD Security Policies: What's Happening and What Businesses Can Do
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The Lack of BYOD Security Policies: What's Happening and What Businesses Can Do

BYOD isn't a new concept, so why do so many enterprise wireless networks lack the necessary security policies to safely support it? A recent survey conducted by Champion Solutions Group, found that out of 447 businesses that both varied in size and vertical market, over one-half of them didn't have a formal BYOD policy and over a quarter admitted they do not have a proper security approach to supporting BYOD. This is rather concerning considering it's expected that one out of every two businesses will not be able to provide devices to their employees by 2017.

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What's Holding Your Hospital Wi-Fi Network Back From Supporting BYOD?
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What's Holding Your Hospital Wi-Fi Network Back From Supporting BYOD?

BYOD is one of those "buzzwords" in health care that everyone is sort of tired of hearing about, however, the fact remains that many hospitals still struggle to support this basic expectation amongst mobile users today. The benefits of allowing your hospital staff, patients and guests to use their own smartphones, laptops and tablets in the hospital environment has been well documented; employees and patients are happier, more productive and receiving better care, all while lowering operational costs. But it's not all good news for hospital CIO's unfortunately. Despite the success of BYOD and it's many benefits, there are still several major challenges associated with bring your own device. With all of those devices in one place not having the right strategy in place can have a significant impact on your wireless infrastructure, network security, and your bottom line.

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Want a More Powerful BYOD Policy? Try these 6 Steps [Infographic]
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Want a More Powerful BYOD Policy? Try these 6 Steps [Infographic]

I work for an IT (Information technology) company so I guess that makes me kind of biased when it comes to BYOD and its usefulness. Since day one we’ve always taken a progressive approach in how we do business, leveraging the latest wireless technology to increase our ability to serve our clients more effectively. Whether it’s been supporting BYOD or working remotely, we’ve always had a plan in place that maximized our productivity as well as ensured our team’s and business’s data was secure.

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5 BYOD Policy Tips Every School Needs to Know to Stay Safe
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5 BYOD Policy Tips Every School Needs to Know to Stay Safe

BYOD has been a “buzzword” and current trend for quite some time now—and at this point it’s safe to say that bring your own device isn’t going anywhere. The popularity of BYOD is a direct result from the explosion of mobile devices that we’re still experiencing today and schools in particular have to be ready to support a BYOD policy, whether they want to or not.

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7 Keys to Planning a Secure BYOD Policy in Healthcare
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7 Keys to Planning a Secure BYOD Policy in Healthcare

Imagine for a moment that you are back in elementary school and have just been awarded the orange sash and badge, making you an official Safety Patrol Officer! White gloves and whistles may have stopped your peers from crossing the street but those adornments don’t do much in the way of halting to peer-to-peer file sharing on your hospital wireless network.

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3 BYOD Implementation Mistakes and Pitfalls to Avoid
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3 BYOD Implementation Mistakes and Pitfalls to Avoid

The demand for BYOD is increasing and organizations are being faced with increasing pressure to allow BYOD. BYOD is a big decision and is does take time and planning for successful integration. Too often, organizations are making mistakes that can be detrimental to BYOD success. Check out some of the common ones below.

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