This makes BYOA an irksome result of BYOD, and creates new security threat implications.
Passwords should never be stored online. Refrain from using the same password for personal and corporate accounts. Use a passphrase on passwords for remote users. Decline the “Remember Password” prompt box of web browsers, regardless if you’re using a private or shared computer.
The results of our latest survey reveal that, contrary to popular perception, BYOD (bring your own device) actually increases costs to businesses. Survey respondents at InfoSec Europe 2012 were asked if they believed allowing employees to connect their own devices (such as USB drives, mobile phones and portable PCs) to…
I recommend consulting with your IT department about how to handle BYOD. IT may hate the idea, but they have to deal with it in cooperation with senior management, and two-way communication is the key to solving this problem.