In contrast, a CYOD approach requires employees to choose from a limited range of devices. For example, a company may allow employees to use Windows devices, iPhones or other Apple devices – but not Androids. A company also may limit device usage to work activities.
A CYOD approach provides other security options for companies with concerns about potential BYOD ramifications. Because of different issues related to multi-use devices, securing BYOD systems can be difficult. This is a key reason why CYOD is receiving so much attention in today’s business world.