Trends Report

Best Practices For Securing And Empowering A Mobile Workforce

Support Employee Flexibility By Decoupling Security From The Device

August 17th, 2016
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Christian Kane
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Chris Sherman
With contributors:
Stephanie Balaouras , Christopher McClean , Salvatore Schiano , Peggy Dostie

Summary

Companies launch small bring-your-own-device (BYOD) deployments, but these programs often stall when they expand to include both a larger percentage of the workforce and more corporate apps and data access. It's clear that BYOD is here to stay. The role of the security team is to support, even accelerate, this trend, by decoupling security from the device to enable a workforce that wants to use personal devices and apps to aid customers. We spoke with Forrester clients to collect best practices for securing and empowering your mobile workforce.

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