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BYOD: A Closer Look at the Growing Trend

The number of employees who are using their own smartphones, iPads and other devices for work is growing exponentially. However, this environment leads to an exponential increase in the number IP devices that IT staff must manage and secure. It’s important to get prepared for this important shift, without compromising network security or overwhelming your IT staff. Advanced Network Solutions provides BYOD Security in VA and WV. Take a look at the following documents for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) basics and best practices:

 

BYOD Best Practices, Requirements and Challenges

A helpful overview of the benefits and issues – both technical and organizational – surrounding the adoption of a BYOD environment.

 

SANS Institute’s Security Policy Template for Mobile Devices

A security policy template for corporate environments using handheld devices. This template helps to establish rules for the proper use of handheld devices in order to protect the confidentiality of sensitive data, the integrity of data and applications, and the availability of services.

 

BYOD Presentation - Technology Leadership Discussion Series

The slideshow presentation from our recent Technology Leadership Discussion Series on BYOD. The basics of the BYOD trend are discussed, as well as adoption strategies, policies and procedures that will keep your network secure, and your employees productive. _This presentation was created by Advanced Network Systems, Meru Networks and WatchGuard Technologies._

 

Article: Your Network is Only as Secure as Your Employee’s Smartphone

An article by Advanced Network Systems that is included in Forbes Magazine’s Virginia Best in Business segment in the April 15, 2013 issue. It includes a discussion on how businesses can overcome the challenges of, and prepare their network for, a successful Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) environment.