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July 10, 2013

BYOD Breeds Distrust Between Workers and IT

CSO — The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement is supposed to boost worker productivity but a study released on Monday said it can also breed distrust between employees and IT departments.

Nearly half of American workers (45 percent) said they're worried about IT accessing personal data on devices they use for work and home, a report by Aruba Networks revealed.

Similar sentiments were expressed by European workers (25 percent) and those in the Middle East (31 percent), said the survey of 3,000 workers worldwide.

In additon, nearly one out of five European workers (18 percent) and more than a quarter of Middle Eastern respondents (26 percent) feared their IT departments would interfere with their private data if they got their hands on the worker's devices.

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http://www.cio.com/article/736129/BYOD_Breeds_Distrust_Between_Workers_and_IT