Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

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What is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy? 

A Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy is set by an organization to allow or require workers to use their personal devices in performing work-related tasks. Personal devices include computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. 

Are all Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies the same? 

No, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies can vary for each company. Some companies may require employees to provide their own laptop or device to use for work while other companies may enable remote office tools and software on personal devices. Another variation is that companies can issue mobile devices for work which employees can also use for personal reasons. This way, the company is then able to legally erase data on the device as a precaution against security breaches. 

What are the benefits of a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy? 

The following are the perceived benefits of BYOD:

What are some possible drawbacks of a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy?

The following are some potential disadvantages of BYOD: 

Shifting to a Bring Your own Device (BYOD) policy is ultimately up to the employer. Each company must carefully consider the advantages and disadvantages. They must have a plan in place for possible problems.

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