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With the Bank Holiday weekend fast approaching many Datonomy readers are likely to be taking some work home, checking into emails and looking at other work functions over the break.  And the chances are that you will be doing this on a personal device, such as a smartphone, tablet or laptop. As Datonomy readers are no doubt aware, working off your own personal device is an increasing trend known as 'bring your own device' (BYOD).  In September 2012, Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, stated that iPads were in 94% of Fortune 500 companies, and tablets represent just one wavelength in the spectrum of technology infusing the workplace. Along with the potential benefits of BYOD, such as working from your favourite coffee shop with a latte in hand, comes increased data protection and data security risks.  The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) recently commissioned a survey that YouGov conducted in February this year which … Continue Reading ››