Privacy guardians urge caution for businesses contemplating a Bring Your Own Device program

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With the line between work and home increasingly blurred, bring your own device (BYOD) programs are growing in popularity and raising significant concerns among privacy guardians about the protection of personal information.
In an effort to assist organizations that are considering introducing a BYOD program, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Alberta and British Columbia Information and Privacy Commissioners’ Offices have issued joint guidelines aimed at mitigating risks of security incidents and privacy breaches.