The Mobile Device Threat: Shocking Mobile Security Stats
Mobile Security: Setting The Survey Stage
The number of personal devices being used in corporate settings is higher today than ever. And as more and more enterprise users turn to smartphones or tablets to meet business needs, security concerns among IT departments are mounting.
That's why Ponemon Institute, an IT security research firm, teamed up with Web security firm Websense to survey over 4,000 organizations on the topic, in 12 different countries. The study wasn’t specific to employee-owned devices – just mobile devices, in general. Its findings, released this week, expose the most common mobile security concerns and just how widespread they are.
Ranging from the institution of corporate mobility policies to the rate at which employees disengage passwords, here are the top 10 most eye-opening discoveries.