The role personal smartphones and tablets are playing in the workforce is a phenomenon that has quickly impacted businesses of all sizes. As a result, the tall task of protecting company data accessible via a variety of new devices has become top priority for network administrators.
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is here to stay, and so are the associated risks. IT administrators face a new reality: pressure to account for, manage and secure an array of new endpoints. It's a giant task given the influx of smartphones and tablets, and the corresponding employee expectation – if not outright demand – for connection to the office at all times.