"Is your employer (a.k.a. Big Brother) tracking your every move through your "Bring Your Own Device" smartphone? Mobile technology makes it possible, and four out of five people believe this to be an invasion of privacy, according to a recent Fiberlink-commissioned Harris survey. All the handwringing over employee privacy in the age of BYOD isn't just for show-that is, real fears exist.
Companies are drafting tough BYOD policies that give them the right to wipe data, install apps and monitor usage. With today's mobile technology, they can collect personally identifiable information. They can track your whereabouts during work and non-work hours using MDM (mobile device management) software, GPS and triangulation."