For security managers, there likely isn't an acronym that makes knees shake more than BYOD
. For them, 'bring your own device' means 'bring us your security headaches.'
But as Lee Badman writes in Network Computing
, there are also network implications for BYOD because of the increasing and varied number of devices connecting to the system. So he offers three tips for overseeing the network side of things.
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"The influx of BYOD clients has a ripple effect that runs through wireless controllers, ACLs, switch configurations, DHCP pools, and the training of support staff," he writes.
These tips are worth reviewing and being acted on.