2 CONSUMER DEVICES IN THE WORKPLACE: A BEST-PRACTICE SECURITY APPROACH

Steve Durbin, October 2011

There is no doubt that, as consumers, we have fallen in love with our smartphones and tablets. As business professionals, many of us would like to bring these consumer devices into our working lives, if we haven’t done so already. However, how do we safely use consumer devices as business tools, asks Steve Durbin, Global Vice President, Information Security Forum (ISF).

Many of the most popular consumer devices were not designed originally as business tools and do not offer the levels of security comparable to current desktop and laptop computers. In addition, the way we now use these devices is blurring the line between personal and business ...

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