Andrew Bycroft is the lead security architect at earthwave, a fast growing, Australian owned, security services provider. In Andrew’s 17 years in the information security industry he has gained a reputation for his thought leadership in the industry with the ability to design and articulate the benefits of his creative solutions to information security issues to executive level and technical audiences. Andrew frequently presents at industry events; contributes to the earthwave blog "unearthed" and has a passion for helping CIOs and CSOs discover that their approaches to security have been wrong.
BYOD: Bring Your Own... Disaster?
In 2009, there were 300 million mobile app downloads; In 2010 that number jumped to 5 billion; In 2011 we saw an increase to 17 billion. How many of those apps are wreaking havoc on your corporate network in 2012 due to corporate cost saving BYOD initiatives? More importantly, what is the real cost of the new security implications of BYOD?
Is it even possible to have a secure corporate network when BYOD is the fastest growing business trend of the decade?
Throughout this presentation we will examine all of the security risks and mitigation strategies that BYOD introduces including, but not limited to:
and then ascertain whether BYOD really means Bring Your Own Disaster!
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