Reply to post: Re: I can't understand why anyone ever thought it was a good idea...

BYOD might be a hipster honeypot but it's rarely worth the extra hassle

nijam

Re: I can't understand why anyone ever thought it was a good idea...

> Especially if the arrangement means that your employer has access...

Yep, took one look at the remote management crapware that "Information Security" mandated for BYOD devices, responded "source code, or it's malware" and waited for an informed response from them. None forthcoming, obviously.

On the iPhone, their security app demanded access to every HW and OS feature known, despite the company's claim that it didn't use that information. When challenged, their response was basically, "Well, yes, but we promise we'll never look at that information."

So everyone went back to putting in requisitions for company-funded devices.

What a surprise.

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