Bring Your Own Device Policy (BYOD)

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What is the Bring Your Own Device policy (BYOD)?

The Bring Your Own Device Policy (BYOD) template helps articulate the responsibilities of asset owners to keep their assets maintained and provides guidelines for employee use of personally owned electronic devices for work-related purposes.

The following screenshot shows the sample BYOD template.

Bring Your Own Device Policy (BYOD)

How do I use it?

The template provides the outline and content of a basic BYOD policy. Customize this policy according to your business’s needs to document how employees can use their personal assets.

Value to the organization:

While allowing employees to use their personal assets can help reduce costs, it also exposes an organization to a lot of risks from these unmanaged devices. This policy outlines requirements for BYOD usage and establishes the steps that both users and the IT department should follow to initialize, support, and remove devices from organization access. These requirements must be followed as documented to protect the organization’s systems and data from unauthorized access or misuse.

Which control does it satisfy?

Completing this template helps satisfy the following controls:

IT-15 Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy A “bring your own device” policy is in place to guide employees on the acceptable use of their personal electronic devices for work purposes.

Learn more about TrustOps to create and maintain a personalized common control framework (CCF) that automatically maps each control to many compliance standards.

Please download the template from here:

Bring Your Own Device Policy (BYOD) – pdf

Bring Your Own Device Policy (BYOD) – docx

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