BYOD or “Bring Your Own Device” offers undeniable advantages to both companies and their employees. In fact, the latter can use their personal devices in the work place, thus limiting the number of communication devices and reducing the costs that their employer would incur for providing his staff with smartphones, tablets, etc.
However, information security is at stake. Hence, employers should implement measures to securely manage BYOD equipment. This is one of the reasons why BlackBerry developed a new feature for its Blackberry 10 operating system. This latest version allows you to separate personal applications from corporate ones.
To learn more, view the interview given by Adrian Stone, head of security at BlackBerry:
By Patrick Paradis, Information Security Advisor