Approximately 40 percent of U.S. consumers who work for large enterprises said they use their personally owned smartphone, desktop or laptop daily for some form of work purposes, according to a recent survey by Gartner.
Many organizations understand that traditional perimeter security defenses are not effective at identifying attacks on mobile devices.
BYOD programs and policies empower people to choose the best device to get their work done, including personally-owned consumer smartphones, tablets and laptops.
Today's emerging security technologies for cloud and mobile give IT organizations more control, while also protecting employee privacy.
Exposure to risk is as much of a threat today as it was in 2013; however, organizations have become less diligent in BYOD management and mitigation, according to TEKsystems.