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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Safeguarding cloud and mobile data security without undermining flexibility

The use of mobile technologies in the enterprise has grown significantly, but complete organisational control has weakened with the rise of employees’ consumer awareness, choice, and a desire to bring your own device (BYOD).

With a multiplicity of mobile options for both personal and business use, management of the key corporate asset – data – becomes critical. While the use of cloud based services and storage augments and complements mobile flexibility while giving enterprise IT some semblance of control, this too has been subject to ad hoc adoption and needs to be considered carefully to ensure precious data is correctly managed and secured.