BYOD to CYA: Bring Your Own Device Policies

If you don't already have a Bring Your Own Device Policy for your business then you need this information. Employees working from home (remote workers) can cause data breaches, hacker network access, and worse if you don't implement a policy to protect your company network.


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Bring your own device - Wikipedia

Bring your own device (BYOD, /ˌbiː waɪ əʊ ˈdiː/)[1]—also called bring your own technology (BYOT), bring your own phone (BYOP), and bring your own personal computer (BYOPC)—refers to being

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