Beyond the Cloud: How to BYOD, Step 1

Moving data to the cloud has been the critical data security challenge confronting organizations in the past few years.

With the cloud transition well underway, the spotlight has turned to securing end-user devices like smart phones and tablet computers, and in particular, the use of employee-owned devices for business purposes – “bring-your-own-device” or BYOD.

BYOD benefits often include reduced hardware costs for the organization and greater employee satisfaction from using a single portable device for workplace and personal needs. However, BYOD also raises significant data security and privacy concerns, which involve liability risk, some of which may require organizations to play catch-up to control.

The following is a summary of the key initial considerations lawyers and compliance personnel should take into account when creating the framework of an organization’s BYOD policies.

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