In addition to security concerns, companies may find another wrinkle in their BYOD plans: Employees are worried about mobile privacy when they bring personal smartphones into work.
Whether the company allows employees to bring in personal devices or issues smartphones to users, those devices will likely contain sensitive corporate and personal information. And unfortunately, people may use those devices in ways that jeopardize the security of the data.
In many cases, it’s against the law to read someone else’s personal email – but what if a co-worker forgets to log out of an account he or she opened on a shared computer? That was the question asked in one recent court case.