By Tom Paye Published June 24, 2014
According to an Arabian Computer News IT Security Behaviour Survey, just 16% of GCC organisations have coherent and flexible bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies. The survey also revealed that 30% of companies had no rules to govern company data on personal devices.
The survey results were at odds to industry predictions from the past year. In 2013, the enterprise technology world was up in arms about the need to allow employees to use their own devices for work purposes. However, the organisations advocating BYOD also implored CIOs to think about the security ramifications of the trend. They proposed all manner of mobile device management solutions, which could containerise company data, monitor traffic or even remotely wipe personal devices. BYOD was the next big thing, they said, and enterprises had better prepare for it.
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