To BYOD or not to BYOD?

To BYOD or not to BYOD?
The mobile workforce concept is nothing new. Companies have distributed resources which would make their employees work in both business and non-business hours actively and comfortably. 
Bring your own device (BYOD) is a business way to deal with innovation. Organizations are exploiting the expansion of cell phones and tablets by permitting employees to utilize their own gadgets – smart phones, laptops, tablets and USB gadgets – for organization purposes, and also providing access to the organization network for these gadgets. 
Bring your own device is one of the most widespread operational patterns which impacts the enterprise in recent days. With the boom of IT, the evolution of cell phones and tablets and an expanding interest for adaptable portability alternatives, number of organizations are adopting BYOD. This has become a game-changer in the way organizations operate.


BYOD - Security Risks, Challenges and Approach

BYOD - Security Risks, Challenges and Approach

Consumerization of IT has made organizations to notice the employee’s demand to use device of their choice (like iPad, tablet, smart phone as well as personal laptop) in addition to the traditional assets (i.e. laptop or the desktop) provided by the organization. The devices may either be owned by the employee or organization. After the initial reluctance organizations are now gradually endorsing the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) demand of its employees. The BYOD has resulted in need for the re-defining the IT strategy to meet the operational and security challenges.

Organizations need to ensure that they have the right strategy to achieve the efficiency and productivity while adequately addressing the security threats.


Mobile device management - An insight into the use of tablets

Mobile device management - An insight into the use of tablets

BYOD like tablets in branches along with the Multi-Channel architecture enables the customer servicing transactions to be completed within the business boundaries without the requirement of the fixed desktop solution. Many renowned Enterprises has allowed BYOD only for its operational applications for a selective group of senior management and some enterprises are monitoring how others are performing and waiting to introduce BYOD with their customized security policies.



  • More efficient and flexible operating Model
  • Reduce the property investment
  • Gives more business opportunities
  • Enhance the Employee Productivity

This article throws light on the use of the Tablets as BYOD, types of tablets and necessary security controls applied.


BYOD Implementation: Are you aware of the governance, policies, risks, controls and compliance measures?

BYOD Implementation: Are you aware of the governance, policies, risks, controls and compliance measures?

With mobile technology advancement and affordability to possess smartphones and tablets by people, high-speed internet at better cost drives work from anywhere and anytime opportunity. This thrives an Enterprise to introduce Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) culture across the globe. This article narrates the risk elements while using BYOD and describes a set of governance and policies to be implemented and list of controls to be deployed before implementing the BYOD.

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The capability of an enterprise has increased to handle its business risks and technology risks over a period of time by vast experience, lessons learned during their daily operations and also adopted to new technologies. With the introduction of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) has increased an enterprise’s boundaries and bringing work to personal device creates storms and anxious around.


How IAM Strategy Will Change With the Introduction of Disruptive Technologies ?

How IAM Strategy Will Change With the Introduction of Disruptive Technologies ?

The pace at which the technology has changed in the past 5 years and the introduction to the disruptive trends has put most of the existing solutions obsolete or very soon to be obsolete. Organizations have lately started taking security and data seriously and Identity and Access Management (IAM) as a technology has got lot of attention because of the efficiency, compliance requirement, cost savings and minimal human intervention. IAM has grown from a good to have feature in the technology landscape to the most sought after requirement. Organizations moved away from home grown IAM solutions to professional vendors and suppliers to implement it.


Mobile Security Challenge

Mobile Security Challenge
  1. The rise of BYOD: The BYOD was just the beginning in the Mobile arena, the IT professionals and the people concerned with Mobile security have to come to the terms of BYOD. With the moving time the problems/issues concerned with the same has also moved blurring the lines between business and personal activity. Taking the use and popularity of the BYOD, effective management of mobile risk will increasingly require a user-centric approach.
  2. Prediction: It was said that the BYOD would take over the whole world of Mobile, appears to have a limited success till today. Taking the present scenario the company premises still predominate in the business environment by a convincing margin. Agreed on the comments of the people that the use of personal equipment is on the up but it is misleading to focus on this alone since the growth is approximately off a larger base.


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