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Trust and Transparency in the Era of 'Bring Your Own Device'

Westlaw Journal

Elizabeth E. McGinn

Information, including proprietary business information and personally identifiable information, is one of a financial institution’s most precious assets, and protecting this asset is necessary to establishing and maintaining long-standing relationships between a financial institution and its customers. Moreover, the reputation and success of a financial institution are linked to its management and protection of sensitive information. The increasing prevalence of the BYOD trend — “bring your own device,” in which employees use their personal mobile devices for work purposes — has drastically changed the rules of engagement when it comes to protecting a financial institution’s information assets.

Originally published in Westlaw Journal Computer & Internet; reposted with permission.

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