FYI, Here’s How to Craft an Effective BYOD Policy


Brandon C. Ge, an Associate in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the firm’s Washington, DC, office, authored an article for Law360 titled “FYI, Here’s How to Craft an Effective BYOD Policy.” (Read the full version – subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

While BYOD programs have potential benefits for both companies and employees, many companies struggle to design programs that maintain these benefits while protecting the privacy and security of sensitive data. Depending on the organization, such data may include individuals’ personal, financial and health care data, as well as important business-related data, such as human resources information, confidential information related to legal matters and trade secrets. Therefore, employers need to consider various measures to minimize the risk involved in a BYOD program.