Smart devices, mobile phones and tablets are becoming the control hub for the myriad of connected devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) – as are bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies in many organizations today. But this is creating unique and heightened security risks for IT professionals, such as higher exposure to data breaches, malware and compliance violations. BYOD is no longer an industry trend; it’s a fact of life for enterprise-wide operations and the IT organizations that must support them.
Public transportation authorities and operators who fail to upgrade aging ticketing hardware risk losing revenue and will increasingly feel pressure from passengers and stakeholders to modernize systems or risk losing them permanently.
Now is the time to move toward a mobile-friendly ticketing system that enhances the passenger experience and drives operational efficiencies.