BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE (BYOD): SECURITY RISKS AND MITIGATING STRATEGIES
|1Prashant Kumar Gajar, 2*Arnab Ghosh and 3Shashikant Rai
|Corresponding Author: Arnab Ghosh, E-mail: [email protected]|
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The growth of mobile technology, with regard to availability of 3G/4G services and devices like Smartphone’s has created new phenomenon for communication and data processing ability to do business. One such phenomenon that has emerged in the business environment is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), which means that employees use their personal device to access company resources for work, inside or outside organizational environment. This new phenomenon brings with itself new opportunities but has many risks associated with it. Using mobile devices for personal as well as professional work brings with itself risks that need to be mitigated. The aim of this work is to provide various mobility strategies, defences and measures, control aspect, management and governance aspect to look forth in implementing a BYOD strategy in an organization.