BYOD - Technical and Information Governance Challenges

Thursday 24 January 2013, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Mark Dennis


Mark will review the practicalities of BYOD in both public and private sectors, this will include a technical review of current devices (iOS, Android, Surface tablets) and the demands this will place on organisations Information Governance.

The objective of the presentation is to provide an unbiased educational session based upon our experiences of delivering mobile and BYOD projects - warts and all!


Mark Dennis is the Managing Director of Evolve North a specialist Data Security and Governance business based in theNorth of England, with extensive experience of delivering mobile working solutions including governance to a UK wide client base. Marks background is in ISO27001 (lead auditor) NHS IG Toolkit and PCI DSS?

Evolve North sit on the North East NHS BYOD working party (the only external organisation in that group) who hold regular meetings on the development of potential BYOD technical and Governance approaches. Our role in this group is to provide technical guidance and bring our non NHS experience to the table - topics currently under review include Policy/Procedure, Privacy Impact Assessments and Surface Tablets.