"On anybody's mind is how to [address BYOD] on a reduced budget," Rice says in an interview with Information Security Media Group at Gartner Summit 2012.
Rice's advice: "Step back and understand what your business policy is trying to do. Learn from folks who've been down this path before in terms of how they approached this, because there's a lot of common knowledge."
Rice is a director of product management in Cisco's policy management business unit. With more than 15 years in the network security industry, he is currently responsible for the strategy, planning, partnering and marketing of policy products, including the identity services engine, NAC appliance and the access control server.