November 11, 2015
It’s a new age of BYOD and smartphone integration into the workplace (see The Effects and Results of Enterprise BYOD), and the best devices are the ones that can smoothly transition from between an office setting and personal use. With these developments, as well as the huge increase in LTE smart devices available lately, it’s easy to see why enterprises and users are having trouble choosing the right smartphone.
That’s because identifying the best device involves understanding today’s mobile environments. More specifically, it involves pinpointing the problems with mobile business environments – most of which can be categorized with one word: security.
When choosing an “enterprise-savvy” smartphone, according to CIO.com, enterprises and users must consider security as the highest priority (in addition to more common considerations, such as productivity features and design). As mobile environments have advanced and BYOD has been increasingly accepted in the business world, the problem of enterprise security has grown (see Making the Case for Enhanced Mobile Security). Although network teams are discovering ways to address enterprise security, cyberattacks and information breaches still run rampant – and no company is safe.
With this issue of security in mind, experts recommend these smartphones to protect company information while also performing everyday personal tasks.*
And in addition to choosing the right smartphone, we must also change the way we think about mobile security. Enterprise security depends on employees to eliminate these common mobile security mistakes.
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