BSides Detroit 13 Episode 12

Kevin Poniatowski joins the podcast to talk about the value of good information security training and his talk, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love BYOD. Kevin is with Safelight and has a unique and well-informed view of training and BYOD.


“Tweeting from the pub using my work Twitter account seemed like a good idea at the time.”

“How could our customer data be stolen? No one knows my iPhone pin except me.”

“After I send off this email to sales, I’m going to download Angry Chinese Birds. It’s free!”

It’s becoming more and more common for staff to bring their own devices to work, and blending their personal data with sensitive organizational data. What could possibly go wrong? Lack of user education concerning both physical and cyber threats to mobile devices and the sensitive data stored within them is creating an epidemic of embarrassment to organizations. This presentation will highlight the dangers of an untrained staff bringing their own devices to work and the steps that could be taken to mitigate the risk of lost data, compromised devices, and embarrassing Twitter posts.

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