More and more government agencies are turning to a BYOD strategy. While this can make more transactions mobile and potentially decrease IT costs, they may also make the agency vulnerable to security breaches.
•One of the biggest threats is social engineering, a process by which an adversary tricks the user into offering up information or access rights. •While there are several types of social engineering to be on the lookout for, there are three dominant attacks to watch •As agencies debate expanded device and data management policies, creating a divide between personal and professional content is essential
As your organization implements BYOD, it’s important to maintain compliance with data security and privacy regulations. This paper provides some key best practices to avoid problems and stay vigilant.
• Poor compliance can result in financial penalties, litigation and damage to your company’s reputation • Make sure you have the IT solutions you need to avoid data leaks, avert data loss and prevent unauthorized access to information • Employ solutions designed to streamline BYOD management and simplify the process of proving compliance
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