Gartner Research

Use a BYOA Curation Model to Minimize Security and Productivity Vulnerabilities

Published: 26 August 2015

ID: G00290979

Analyst(s): Charles Smulders, Ken Dulaney

Summary

Businesses adopting a bring-your-own-application model must support such programs with an effective app curation process. The failure of IT device support staff to curate the apps can lead to security vulnerabilities and severe productivity trade-offs.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Understand the Steps in the App Curation Process
  • Gather: Know What Apps to Curate
  • Evaluate: Review Apps for Security and Productivity Impacts
  • Add/Promote: Deploy to Production via an App Store
  • Measure: Monitor App Activities for Security and Productivity Impact Through Enterprise Mobility Management Tools
  • Retire/Replace/Update: Determine Corrective Actions for Any Discovered Vulnerabilities

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