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Australia's signals intelligence agency, the Defence Signals Directorate (DSD), has published two sets of guidelines for Australian government agencies contemplating a bring your own device (BYOD) regime. The public advice, available here, is utterly anodyne and offers terrifyingly tough questions including: What are the legal …

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Cor blimey, guv'ner.

Looks like they've gone to the school of the bleedin' obvious! Doesn't take a genius to work out that BYOD is fraught with security problems. I dread to think what nasties could be introduced by non-techie folk plugging in their own memory sticks or using malware-loaded laptops, etc. Doesn't sound like A GOOD IDEA to me.

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Re: Cor blimey, guv'ner.

If the issues are that obvious maybe someone should pass the article to Matt Assay.

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network vectors are old school lessons

Theres certain limitations to BYOD security, of course these are never discussed to potential buyers of the idea... Let alone fully or in depth to a layman and even some 'professionals'!

Isolating the infected network node, to prevent disruption to the network as a whole or even just a portion... and even on a low level, is still going to take resources from the network.

And UPNP im sure is employed to mitigate some limitations? Because thats secure too?

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The private advice site is too well secured with a 1024 bit cert with errors!

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