Bring your own device or BYOD is a business/IT practice where employees use their personal devices to access work systems and data. BYOD is a hotly contested concept in the IT-sphere due to the inherent security risk it poses. However, many companies choose to use it due to the increase in productivity that it can provide. So the question is, what benefits can BYOD provide, and what risks does it pose?
Cybersecurity is more than just antivirus software and firewalls. All the best cybersecurity technology you can buy is only there to assist the end-user with staying safe. However, if the end-user is not knowledgeable about cybersecurity, they can still make simple mistakes that nullify all that cybersecurity software you put in place. One of the titular aspects of cybersecurity that many companies gloss over is instilling a cybersecurity culture within their organization.
The Lighthouse IT Podcast - October 8th, 2021