More and more SMEs are replacing PCs with laptops and giving staff Smartphones as it increases staff productivity and enables remote working.
While there are a lot of benefits to allowing staff access company data while not connected to the company network there are legitimate security and data management concerns that need to be addressed:
- What company data is located on laptop/ smartphone?
- Is the data encrypted?
- What impact will data loss have on the business?
- Is the data valuable to competitors?
- How does the company ensure all data is backed up?