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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Expense reports explosion

BYOD smartphones were supposed to save companies boatloads of money, because they no longer had to pay for company-issued BlackBerrys. But cost savings have been derailed by hidden costs. One of the worst offenders: processing BYOD expense reports.

Last year, Aberdeen Group came out with a scathing report that mobile BYOD costs about 33 percent more than a company-owned mobile device approach. BYOD stipends will ultimately lead to more expense reports, says Aberdeen, and a single expense report costs about $18 to process.

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