8. Vulnerable Software, Devices
Employees can expose corporate data by failing to apply software security updates on their devices. Further complicating the issue is the software update process for some devices. Apple broadly pushes out software updates to iPhone users, while Google Android devices are more dependent on the carrier and device maker for updates, sometimes leaving known vulnerabilities available to attackers for an extended period of time. In addition, businesses have no control about software coding errors in third-party applications running on the employee's device.