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Beyond BYOD to IoT, Your Enterprise Network Access Policy Must Change

Published: 26 August 2016

ID: G00312874

Analyst(s): Tim Zimmerman, Nick Jones

Summary

Internet of Things devices have surpassed employees and guests as the biggest user of the enterprise network. Behind us are the days of addressing bring your own device: Infrastructure and operations leaders must update their network access policy to address devices without users.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Work With FM and BUs to Identify All Devices, Especially IoT Devices Connecting to the Enterprise Infrastructure
  • Create or Modify the Network Access Control Policy as Part of an Enterprise Policy Enforcement Strategy That Controls and Monitors Access, Traffic and Priority of IoT Devices
  • Create Virtual Segments That Securely Separate IoT Devices Supporting Each FM Application or BU Process From Other Enterprise Applications and Users

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