Blancco Technology Group surveyed over 1,400 mobile users in the United States, Canada, UK and Australia, and found that inadequate security precautions taken by mobile users not only put their personal information at risk, but also leave corporate data exposed and susceptible to cyber theft.
44 percent of organizations believe a member of their senior management has lost a mobile device in the last year, whilst 39 percent say senior management had a device stolen.
They say that every silver lining comes with a cloud attached and that’s certainly true of today’s transformative technologies.
As the future of work evolves toward mobility, so will the future of data breaches and cybercrime.
Organizations are challenged to meet demands for greater mobility as 92% of IT departments worldwide still restrict users from accessing sensitive corporate data and resources from mobile devices, according to a global survey of 900 IT decision makers by Gemalto.
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