There's a lot of interest in the beta releases of iOS 10 and Android Nougat, and while most people are free to explore the new platforms, BYOD users should hold off from testing them.
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Pets damage some $3 billion worth of electronic devices in the U.S. every year. For the average consumer, this leads to an unexpected expense, but for those who BYOD, it can be a massive problem.
The short answer is no. The slightly longer answer... definitely not.
While there are numerous benefits to BYOD, there are also risks. It's no wonder that in security circles BYOD is referred to as "Bring Your Own Danger," or "Bring Your Own Disaster."
The bottom line is that BYOD can and does work, but it is, at best, a pre-prepared compromise struck between employer and employee. A clearly defined BYOD policy helps everyone know what's going on, and is a vital tool in smoothing relations between both sides.
A single $30 USB dongle powered by a FIPS/NIST certified 256-bit AES crypto engine can be used to secure USB flash drives, external hard drives, media cards, and even CD/DVD/Blu-ray discs burned using an USB optical drives.
Hackers have come up with an ingenious way to bypass the Microsoft's AutoRun protection measures present on Windows 7 and Windows 8 by making the flash drive pretend it's a keyboard.