It seems like whenever the subject is the business use of tablets, the sentence immediately following is focused on the issue of security. It appears to have gotten to the point where there is more emotion that surrounds the issue than there is factual consideration. This is actually quite understandable as tablets are far too frequently lost, stolen, or misplaced, and with up to 128 GB of storage on these devices, we could be talking about a lot of data. That of course doesn’t consider the issue of who might now have access to your systems on a lost device.
So if we remove some of the emotionality, and step back, what are the basic and fundamental steps that we should implement so that tablet use in the office becomes far less scary? Well I have a few. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but some of the basics I think every device should have. Read more