Numerous companies are considering, or already transitioned to, a "bring your own device" (BYOD) model. Under a BYOD program, employees are permitted to connect their own personal devices (iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, PDA, etc.) to the employer's networks and systems to complete job duties either in the office or working remotely. While a BYOD program has numerous benefits, there are also a number of issues which should be considered.
The BYOD Issues Outline below highlights key issues and policy considerations for companies considering moving to, or continuing, a BYOD program.