Top 10 BYOD Risks Facing The Enterprise


3. Cloud-Based Storage Services

Dropbox and other storage services offered on mobile platforms could be a concern for data leakage. Employees could use these storage services to store company data if organizations fail to put restrictions on sensitive data or fail to have an enforcement mechanism restricting the use of mobile cloud storage apps. Also, if a company doesn't provide an approved storage solution, technically savvy users might bypass security controls altogether. In addition to Dropbox, Google, Apple and Microsoft have cloud-based storage capabilities aimed at consumers.