The utilization of the internet within organizations has surged over the past decade. Though, it has numerous benefits, the internet also comes with its own challenges such as intrusions and threats. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) as a growing trend among organizations allow employees to connect their portable devices such as smart phones, tablets, laptops, to the organization’s network to perform organizational duties. It has gained popularity over the years because of its flexibility and cost effectiveness. This adoption of BYOD has exposed organizations to security risks and demands proactive measures to mitigate such incidents. In this study, we propose a Digital Forensic Readiness (DFR) framework for BYOD using honeypot technology. The framework consists of the following components: BYOD devices, Management, People, Technology and DFR. It is designed to comply with ISO/IEC 27043, detect security incidents/threats and collect potential digital evidence using low- and high-level interaction honeypots. Besides, the framework proffers adequate security support to the organization through space isolation, device management, crypto operations, and policies database. This framework would ensure and improve information security as well as securely preserve digital evidence. Embedding DFR into BYOD will improve security and enable an organization to stay abreast when handling a security incident.


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