Gartner Research

How to Use Dual-Persona Technologies for Mobile Management and Security

Published: 09 October 2013

ID: G00252621

Analyst(s): Leif-Olof Wallin, Rob Smith


Organizations need to separate corporate and personal data to accommodate BYOD users while avoiding compromising data security and management. Dual-persona technologies try to solve this, but fail without planning. This research explains how this can be achieved by mobile and security specialists.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Types of Dual-Persona Technologies
  • Enabling Security at the Price of Usability
  • Assessing Your Organization and Data Sensitivity
  • Defining a Policy to Keep Corporate Data as Safe as Needed
  • Leveraging MDM
  • User Training to Reduce Noncompliance With Policies
  • Devices Will Be Lost, Stolen and Leave the Organization for Many Reasons

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