By Trever Fischer and Pete Munday – As individuals, we love mobile devices and the freedoms they represent, especially in the modern workplace where dispersed teams and work-from-home days are increasingly common. As a result, many businesses are in a constant struggle to stay a step ahead of the next security breach while giving employees BYOD and the flexibility of mobility they expect.
Companies in the EU are grappling with this now. Beginning in May 2018, General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), a new policy, is set to levy significant financial repercussions if and when non-compliant networks leak consumer information. That coupled with large breaches such as the recent Experian debacle in the US are adding loads of fuel to business-class security conversations.
Threats come in many packages: