Legal Risks Associated with Bring Your Own Device (BOYD) Policies

Posted in : LK Shields on Employment Law on 26 February 2013
Deirdre Kilroy
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BYOD (bring your own device) is a hot topic in the boardroom and for IT managers. BYOD involves allowing employees to use their own mobile devices for work purposes. Mobile devices include smart phones, tablets, storage devices and laptops.

As culture and technology shift, people manage their lives more and more through their personal devices. Implementing a BYOD policy in an organisation can make sense on a number of levels, including operationally and financially; it can also increase employee satisfaction and productivity. Allowing employees to use their own devices can reduce technology refresh costs, training costs and software costs. BYOD policies also recognise the fact that many

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