5 Best Practices for Secure Enterprise Content Mobility

| April 26, 2016

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The proliferation of mobile devices and IT management's increasing acceptance of BYOD are creating new security challenges for enterprises. Employees are using personal devices such as iPads and Android phones to access and store business data. To share this data, they're relying on e-mail and consumer-grade file sharing services. Never before have so many different devices had access to so much enterprise IT resources and data, with so few IT and security controls.

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