Information Commissioner’s Office issues BYOD reminder

Posted on 15 Jan 2014 in Business, Data Protection, Information, News

Information Commissioner’s Office issues BYOD reminder

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a New Year reminder to firms that they risk breaching data protection laws if they do not have clear guidelines for staff using their own devices to store work-related personal information. The ICO has published a guide for employers on developing a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy. Recommendations in the guide include ensuring devices are encrypted and password protected; making sure data is only transferred...

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