BYOD – bring your own device
In the consumerization of IT. BYOD, or bring your own device. is a phrase that has become widely adopted to refer to employees who bring their own computing devices such as smartphones. laptops and tablets to the workplace for use and connectivity on the secure corporate network .
Today, employees expect to use personal smartphones and mobile devices at work, making BYOD security a concern for IT teams. Many corporations that allow employees to use their own mobile devices at work implement a BYOD security policy that clearly outlines the company’s position and governance policy to help IT better manage these devices and ensure network security is not compromised by employees using their own devices at work.
BYOD security can be addressed by having IT provide detailed security requirements for each type of personal device that is used in the workplace and connected to the corporate network. For example, IT may require devices to be configured with passwords, prohibit specific types of applications from being installed on the device or require all data on the device to be encrypted. Other BYOD security policy initiatives may include limiting activities that employees are allowed to perform on these devices at work (e.g. email usage is limited to corporate email accounts only) and periodic IT audits to ensure the device is in compliance with the company’s BYOD security policy.
BYOD VoIP Subscription
Another common use of the phrase BYOD is connected to the VoIP industry, and the phrase is used to describe a specific type of VoIP subscription or plan. Subscribers who have their own VoIP device (a SIP -capable device) when signing up for a VoIP service will usually be able to take advantage of a cheaper subscription plan when they use BYOD however not all VoIP service providers will offer special rate plans for subscribers with their own equipment. If the BYOD subscription is unavailable through a VoIP provider you will need to use the provider’s equipment instead of your own.
BYOC – Bring Your Own Computer
BYON – Bring Your Own Network
From A3 to LOL and ZZZ this guide lists 1,500 text message and online chat abbreviations to help you translate and understand today’s texting. Read More
From keyword analysis to backlinks and Google search engine algorithm updates, our search engine optimization glossary lists 85 SEO terms you need. Read More
Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems for personal computers. In this article we look at the history of Microsoft operating. Read More
Learn about each of the five generations of computers and major technology developments that have led to the computing devices that we use. Read More
Computer architecture provides an introduction to system design basics for most computer science students. Read More
Networking fundamentals teaches the building blocks of modern network design. Learn different types of networks, concepts, architecture and. Read More