In a mobile world, the flexibility of working in a multitude of environments–office, home, remote location, and on site–isn’t just a perk. It’s becoming a vital way to remain competitive and innovative as a company with a commercial work space. However, allowing your employees to work from anywhere comes with a price. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops are great for portability, but for many small- and medium-sized businesses, the cost to provide each employee with company-issued electronics is prohibitive.
It seems the answer is simple: let your employees bring their own devices. This movement of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) has become the norm across many offices and has majorly influenced activity-based working office design.
But how do you protect your data and IT infrastructure when devices accessing your network are not entirely in your control?