Cheat Sheet: What in-house counsel need to know about bring-your-own-device policies

Letting employees use their own technology can make them happy, but companies need to be prepared to protect their data

Bring-your-own-device, or BYOD, policies allow employees to use their personal technology, such as laptops, smartphones and tablets, in the workplace. In InsideCounsel’s October issue, we take a look at the benefits of putting such a policy in place, as well as the security challenges inherent in allowing employees to carry around company data.

Why have a BYOD policy?

What’s the downside?

What kind of policy is best?

How can companies protect their data on employee-owned devices?

Michael Kozubek

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