Simply Mismatched: 3 Reasons Government Should Rethink Using Mobile Device Management For BYOD

Government agencies and their employees like BYOD because it gives employees mobile access to work email and documents, on their favorite devices, without having to allocate IT funds for hardware.

Mobile device management (MDM) solutions have been touted as the simplest, most cost-effective way to reduce security threats from BYOD phones. Yet many government IT pros who’ve deployed MDM regret what was supposed to be a cost-cutting measure once they realize all the tradeoffs they’re making, including in the area of security.

Here’s three reasons why BYOD and MDM simply don’t go well together in government. …

Source: Simply Mismatched: 3 Reasons Government Should Rethink Using Mobile Device Management For BYOD

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