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BYOD. CYOD. Either Way, Time to Secure Your IT

BYODDoes your office have BYOD (“bring your own device”) policy?

Or do you prefer to have your workers CYOD (“choose your own device”)?

The two sound the same, but there’s a fairly crucial difference. BYOD means a company allows workers to use technology – tablets, smartphones, or laptops – they brought from home. It can save an organization on hardware costs, and makes employees feel more comfortable. The downside, as Forbes noted last year, is that a BYOD fleet is much harder to secure.

In a CYOD office, workers need to pick from a list of preapproved devices, which makes them easier to secure. In either case, the security of your company’s data is key.

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