In pictures: 12 BYOD disaster scenarios

Everyone seems to be jumping on the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) bandwagon, but it's a bumpy ride. There are many ways to fall off and get a bloody nose (or worse). As the BYOD reality catches up to the hype, here are 12 very real disaster scenarios.

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Lawsuit 2: Overtime

A TEKserve survey found that 63 percent of IT leaders believe BYOD is very effective in increasing employee access for work-related purposes. While this is great for salaried workers, problems arise with hourly ones.

Case-in-point: A lawsuit in a federal court in Chicago claims that the city owes some 200 police officers millions of dollars in overtime back pay because officers were pressured into answering work-related calls and emails over department-issued BlackBerrys during off-hours. While this particular case doesn't involve BYOD, there's no question BYOD blurs the line even more between work life and personal life.

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