The COVID-19 crisis has brought life and work to a screeching halt in its wake, but businesses managed to stay afloat, thanks to a plethora of smart devices and digital tools at their disposal.
Cloud and Mobile technologies have enabled people to work anywhere, anytime and from any device of their choice. But they have also exposed organizations to a problem which is far more complex than it may appear.
Managing a fleet of corporate-owned and employee-owned mobile devices and securing business data on those devices has never been an easy task for businesses anyway. But with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and IT becoming more consumer-centric, businesses are now fighting two battles at the same time. The influx of user-friendly consumer devices and applications into the corporate network made it difficult for businesses to protect the employees from malicious attacks and prevent sensitive business data from falling into the wrong hands. The sudden switch to remote-working mode during the COVID-19 crisis has just added to the woes.
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