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Published: 06 Feb 2013
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Businesses welcome bring your own device (BYOD) policies for the operational cost savings and user experience, according to the (ISC)2 2013 Global Information Security Workforce Study. At the same time, the study – conducted on behalf of the (ISC)2 Foundation by the analyst firm Frost & Sullivan – shows that information security managers admit companies must do more to understand the security of the technologies behind the trend, particularly cloud-based systems and applications. BYOD is a prevalent practice, according to selected results released at a press conference previewing the Infosecurity Europe 2013 conference at Earls Court in London from 23 to 25 April. Some 53% of more than 12,000 respondents from 145 countries said their companies actively allow employees, business partners or both to connect their devices to their networks. A similar proportion, 54% identified BYOD as a growth area for training and education in the information security profession. Increased BYOD concern But security professionals are concerned organisations remain unprepared ... Access >>>

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