Roundtable: Security holes that enterprise mobility creates [full video]

Summary:ZDNet gathered several market players in a roundtable discussion held in Singapore, and asked if organizations in Asia were doing enough today to support bring-your-own-device adoption.

SINGAPORE--Despite the increasing use of personal devices at work, most organizations in Asia still do not have proper policies in place to govern bring-your-own-device (BYOD) adoption. 

According to a recent survey conducted by VMWare, 60 percent of respondents in Asia-Pacific would "try and make it work" on their own if there was no IT support for personal devices in their office. Another 63 percent would "Google for an answer".

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So, like it or not, employees are going to use their personal mobile devices to work and access corporate networks. 

What does this then mean for companies in terms of security? ZDNet gathered several market players in a roundtable discussion held in Singapore, and asked if organizations in Asia were doing enough today to support BYOD and the mobile enterprise era. 

Here is the full video featuring these roundtable participants:

Guido Crucq, general manager for security solutions, Dimension Data Asia-Pacific 
- Jimmy Sng, committee member at Association of Information Security Professionals (AISP); and partner in technology advisory practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Singapore
John Brand, vice president and principal analyst, Forrester Research 
Ng See Sing, head of portal city and business application services, NCS
- Oh Sieng Chye, Virus researcher, ESET 
- Pratyush Khare, technical director of archival solutions, Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) Asia-Pacific 
Stephanie Boo, regional director of South Asia-Pacific, FireEye 
Stuart King, strategy director of end-user computing business, Dell Asia-Pacific and Japan 

If you would like to catch key highlights from the roundtable discussion, you can also read our report

Topics: Bring Your Own Device, Mobility, Security, Singapore

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Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently a freelance blogger and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 15 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings. Eileen majored i... Full Bio

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