Craft a security policy for a cloud-based BYOD environment
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Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: May 10, 2013
Back in the day, you could bring your personal Blackberry to work in order to access a Software as a Service (SaaS) application (if you were in a large building with good cellular reception). Now, you have many device choices for accessing the cloud, from iOs-based phones and tablets, Android handhelds, to Research In Motion's (RIM) PlayBook. All come with opportunities for jailbreaking, or gaining root access, by breaking down security to install banned third-party applications. An infected bring your own device (BYOD) connected to the corporate network is another security concern. A war walker could steal corporate data by uploading from your BYOD to a personal device. Learn to protect corporate assets with a security policy for a cloud-based BYOD environment.
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