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This article is part of the Feburary 2013 - Vol 4/ No.1 issue of BYOD challenges that lurk beyond network security
To many IT pros, bring your own device (BYOD) is an overused marketing term that should be put to rest. But there is no escaping the fact that droves of users are bringing their smartphones and tablets to work and causing BYOD challenges that fall right into the laps of network managers -- and the issues go well beyond security issues. BYOD challenge #1: Network security Security is clearly at the top of every list of BYOD challenges, and it's most often the factor preventing enterprises from adopting a BYOD strategy. The Wenatchee Valley Medical Center in Washington state, for example, has declined to embrace BYOD because of security concerns. Instead, the hospital system only allows smartphones that meet stringent security requirements to access email and calendar systems via McAfee's Enterprise Mobility Management product. "Protecting patient health information is a top priority, and consumer-grade devices have simply not evolved to the point where that information can be reasonably secured on any personal widget that comes through the door," said Don ... Access >>>
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BYOD challenges that lurk beyond network security
by Shamus McGillicuddy
Everyone knows security tops the list of BYOD challenges, but network pros will face a slew of other headaches along the way.
Balancing wireless LAN troubleshooting strategies for BYOD
by Lisa A. Phifer
Security is only half the challenge when it comes to supporting a BYOD WLAN. The rest depends on WLAN troubleshooting to handle personal device drain.
- BYOD challenges that lurk beyond network security by Shamus McGillicuddy
Four IT shops, four approaches to BYOD network security
by David Geer
With no single solution for BYOD network security, engineers are getting crafty at integrating varied technologies to handle the challenge.
- Four IT shops, four approaches to BYOD network security by David Geer
In BYOD networking, no single solution
by Rivka Gewirtz Little, Executive Editor
Since there is no silver bullet for BYOD networking challenges, engineers need to get creative in technology integration … and then get management on board.
- In BYOD networking, no single solution by Rivka Gewirtz Little, Executive Editor
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