BYOD Security Risks and Solutions

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Mobile device management

Did you know that there are nearly 1 billion smartphone users worldwide? Because of this popularity, and because of their efficacy, many businesses, and even schools, are using the Bring Your Own Device model because of the benefits to both employees/students, and school districts/companies.

The biggest problem with this BYOD model is Android and iPhone security. According to web security news site SearchSecurity, “When BYODs bypass inbound filters normally applied to corporate devices, they’re vulnerable to malware—a fast-growing risk, particularly in regard to Android devices. BYODs that bypass outbound filters elevate risk of non-compliance with data privacy laws and reg