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Mobile Computing

Securing your workforce

Edited by BCS The Chartered Institute for IT

Publication date: 23 Dec 2011

According to a recent iPass report, 73% of enterprises allow non-IT managed devices to access corporate resources. 65% of companies surveyed reported security issues. This ebook looks at the security risks of an increasingly mobile workforce and proposes a range of possible solutions. Topics covered include: using personal mobile devices at work (BYOD); password security; data encryption; raising user awareness; securing networks; legal aspects of data security; and the danger of risk trade-offs.
Ebook (VitalSource) - £2.99

Ebook ISBN-13: 9781780171128

75 pages

Imprint: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT


Equipping employees, maximising potential
Consumer devices in the workplace – a best-practice security approach
Security on the move 
Mobile security: minimising risk, maximising awareness 
Delivering security on employees’ personal laptops 
Safety training for the workforce 
CEOs in the dock 
Stopping the mobile bot threat 
Password security 
Encryption is sometimes not enough 
NFC - another one for the acronym soup 
Network security when going mobile 
Improving your network and application assurance strategy
Mobile rules for security officers – a ‘case study’ 
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