Times Change, Effectively Securing your Data Changes
Nothing stays the same. We’re continuously forced into paradigm shifts from external factors. One of today’s biggest challenges is the growth of mobile devices in the workplace. Exacerbate that problem with your secure (hopefully) corporate WiFi network. What often results is your highly protected corporate data begins walking out the door inside employees’ smartphones and tablets.
What Happens Then
Even if you exclude the possibility of employee-initiated data theft, your corporate data is moving around everywhere. A lost or stolen device can easily result in a hacker accessing that data. If configured for mobile network access, that thief may also have access to your network.
More Exposure To Data Security
Then when things seem complicated enough, in steps BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Many businesses are beginning to encourage (or require) their employees to work from their own desktop, laptop or mobile devices. While a popular way to reduce the cost of business, particularly among sales departments, this practice further complicates the process of protecting your corporate data.
Are There Solutions?
So what is a company to do? Fortunately, these issues have already been addressed by other companies around the world. One benefit of being a small-to-medium sized business is being able to learn from larger companies’ investments. And as those solutions are replicated on a massive scale, the cost of implementation drops dramatically.
We Can Help
BizTek would like to assist you in addressing these potential nightmares. One of our IT Consultants can meet with you to determine your best course of action. There are numerous ways to protect your corporate lifeblood and we can help you navigate to the right decisions. Give us a call today! We Make your technology seem invisible…