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The growing headache of protecting mobile devices

The growing headache of protecting mobile devices | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) schemes have become increasingly prevalent in most businesses worldwide, as employees look to use their own personal devices in a business context. When asked if employees valued certain devices over others, 89 per cent of those surveyed claimed this was the case.

 

“Rather than fight against the tide, organizations should embrace the use of these devices and work alongside staff to ensure that comprehensive IT policies and best practice guidelines are put in place to assist and inform employees about how their devices should be used. End-point protection for these devices is also crucial if businesses want to safeguard employees against an ever-changing, increasingly sophisticated threat landscape.”

 

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http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=13245

 


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BYOD: Four reasons why your staff will take the plunge - with or without you

BYOD: Four reasons why your staff will take the plunge - with or without you | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Trying to ban BYOD will just drive it underground, so IT departments need to address four reasons why staff are frustrated by their existing hardware.

 

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IT managers see BYOD benefits but worry about risk - survey

IT managers see BYOD benefits but worry about risk - survey | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
More than 80pc of IT managers think enterprises with a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy have a competitive advantage over other organisations, research commissioned by BT suggests.
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What Teachers + Educators should learn about BYOD

What Teachers + Educators should learn about BYOD | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

What Teachers + Educators should learn about BYOD

 

Gust MEES:

Most of articles, blogs and Tweets witten by educational people are showing the advantages of "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) and they embrace very well BYOD, which I do also; but...

 

 

 

There are some more things to consider such as:

 

- A BYOD Policy in the campus, school...

 

- Prepare for BYOD in your organization 

 

Read my complete curation about it here:

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?q=BYOD

 

 

===> Read and learn also about IT-Security, YES that is a MUST in 21st Century in Education, especially when using BYOD: <===

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/category/get-smart-with-5-minutes-tutorials/

 

 

Learn also about eCitizen, Digital Citizenship where Teachers should stay there as good example and knowing about their responsability:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=eCitizen

 

Responsability as eCitizen for the Government, be a good patriot and know how to defend your Government against Cyber-Attacks and Cyberwar, why and how?

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/05/21/visual-it-securitypart2-your-computer-as-a-possible-cyber-weapon/

 

 

===> The above mentioned must be included in Education and especially when using BYOD, read these blogs and curated articles and you will understand that they are a MUST ;) <=== 

 


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Government agencies recognise BYOD times

Government agencies recognise BYOD times | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Security and access to data was top of mind for government chief information officers as they discussed bring-your-own-device (BYOD) strategies at 'The Future of Government Mobility' breakfast in Canberra last week.

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