Two-factor authentication (2FA), also known as multi-factor authentication (MFA), is an additional blanket of security to protect online accounts without any hassle.
Businesses offer their employees mobile devices such as laptops and iPads to carry their work with them. All this is fine until one of these office devices gets lost or stolen. Valuable data is lost.
Often, we are under the false assumption that as long as our smartphone is in our possession, the data it carries is safe. Unfortunately, this is untrue, and data on your smartphone can be hacked into even while the device is in your possession.
Sometimes, it becomes necessary to upgrade office equipment in keeping with changing times, but more importantly, to make use of newer and more sophisticated equipment. The question then arises, what must be done with the old equipment?
To avoid problems related to data security on employee devices, BYOD policies must be established and reinforced regularly. Here’s how you, as a business owner, can protect data on your employees’ devices.