7 Easy Steps to Implement BYOD Security Measures


Today, nearly 2/3 of Americans own a smartphone, many of which use them for both work and personal life. As an employer, you are no longer able to deny the productivity capabilities of staff with 24/7 accessibility. Rather, now, you are challenged with how to manage this new form of availability securely.

These steps can help you and your business get a handle on how to safely approach BYOD:

  • Review Current Security Policies and Set New Policies as Needed
  • Educate Your Staff and Set Clear Expectations
  • Plan Ahead and Make Determinations About Acceptable Devices
  • Require a Personal Identification Number
  • Implement Mobile Device Management Software
  • Plan for Missing and Stolen Devices
  • Review Policy Compliance Regularly