Gartner Research

Securing Business Data on Bring Your Own PCs and Macs

Published: 17 March 2014

ID: G00261171

Analyst(s): John Girard , Terrence Cosgrove


IT organizations and their CIOs are revisiting the idea of securing business data on noncompany workstations. Architectural approaches form a spectrum from low to high trust levels, with attendant trade-offs in security, usability, cost and manageability.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Trust Nothing
  • Trust the Viewer
  • Trust the File System
  • Trust the App
  • Trust the VM/Container
  • Trust the Platform
  • Planning Considerations for BYOPC Security Need to Be Understood

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