Once mostly prohibited by IT, smartphones and tablets--such as Android-based phones and Apple iPads--are now being used by hundreds of millions of employees worldwide to access, transmit and store corporate information in today's 24x7 business environment.
This “extended enterprise” introduces new challenges and complexities for IT. Not surprisingly, security has emerged as the No. 1 challenge posed by the BYOD trend. Traditional security approaches typically involve perimeter-based security controls such as firewalls and smart screen filters. But no amount of perimeter defense can protect data. Find out how to protect the data itself.