When it comes to employee-owned mobile devices, many organizations want to run away from the security risks of the bring-your-own-device-to-work trend. Intel chose to run toward them.
In an exclusive case study, Intel CISO Malcolm Harkins details the security challenges and business opportunities of BYOD. And he...
Bringing Your Own Device raises jitters among employers, who worry about exposing or losing sensitive data, and employees, who fret about their bosses spying on them. Despite these anxieties, the trend will continue because that's what people want.
Chief Information Officer Chad Eckes is overseeing the slow phase in of iPads and iPhones at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, which has relied heavily on laptop computers, in an effort to mitigate security risks.
Malcolm Harkins, CISO of Intel was quick to embrace BYOD as a means to cut costs and improve employee productivity. His advice to leaders struggling with the trend: "Don't shy away from the risk issues."
It's not a question of if employees will bring their own mobile devices to work and connect to your systems. It's a matter of when. But the benefits of BYOD outweigh the risks, says Malcolm Harkins, CISO of Intel.
The bring-your-own-device trend is increasing, but work-place policies are not. ISACA's Ken Vander Wal says low employee awareness and the absence of any BYOD policy are to blame. So what can organizations do to fill their security gaps?