The BYOD horse is out of the barn: What now inside counsel?

Today’s in-house counsel is empowered to become part of the organization’s solution and step away from playing the role of the bad cop

More and more organizations around the globe permit employees to bring their own mobile devices to work so they can access company data from any location, at any time with any device. The bring your own device (BYOD) phenomenon started gaining traction around 2007 when executives and board members brought the first personal smart phones and tablets into the corporate workspace. Since then, the BYOD trend has skyrocketed as employees began to expect the same kind of flexibility, and employers saw increased productivity by allowing employees to use mobile devices both at work and home.

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Matt Nelson

Matthew Nelson is an attorney and legal technology expert with Symantec who has spent the past 15 years helping organizations address a wide array of...

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