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IT in the gutter with mobile compliance
This article is part of the Modern Mobility issue of January 2016 issue, Volume 2, Issue 1
The emergence of enterprise mobility has made it a lot more complicated for organizations to maintain compliance with government and industry-specific regulations. Regulatory compliance encompasses a slew of federal, state and local laws and policies that businesses must adhere to. When it comes to technology, that means obeying laws that help ensure secure data storage and processing. If a company fails to comply, it could face repercussions such as fines and even criminal charges. But the consumerization trend put another wrinkle in the way enterprises deal with compliance. Now, companies have to worry about mobile compliance and securing their data on employees' personal smartphones and tablets -- not just on corporate-provided devices. That's tougher to secure, because IT typically has less insight into users' own devices and apps. With company-issued laptops and desktops, IT admins could keep closer tabs on PCs in and even outside the physical office environment. But with their personal mobile devices, employees can access ...
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