Rating: Bring Your Own App is the new blackAs if Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) wasn't bad enough, the latest industry trend – Bring Your Own App or BYOA, is going to give the Network Nasties [IT managers] kittens. Rather than utilising approved application which are supplied and managed by the IT department, employees are starting to download and utilise their own favourite apps for business purposes. The implications of such practices are serious for some industry sectors (such as financial institutions) which could find sensitive data floating around on employees' iPads, BlackBerries and Android smartphones. Luckily, there is a way out of BYOA melt-down. Secure the data and the apps can look after themselves. Continue reading

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