How To Decommission BYOD Mobile Devices
Employees with smartphones and tablets used in a BYOD scenario often leave confidential data on them when they replace them with new devices. This is a big mistake and exposes the company to great risk. Here's how to establish a policy for securely moving forward with a new BYOD device.
December 14, 2012
Mobile connected devices are the most sought after gifts this holiday season - even beating out money, peace and happiness - according to a recent study by the Consumer Electronics Association. But in the midst of the unmitigated joy the latest tablets and smartphones will bring comes a message of caution: when it comes time for out with the old, in with the new, BYOD workers need to deal with the data still sitting on discarded devices. Right now they don't. MDM provider Fiberlink teamed up with Harris Interview to ask 2,243 workers what they had done with their previous mobile device when they upgraded to something new. Read full story on BYTE
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