SAN FRANCISCO May 22, 2012 http://reports.informationweek.com
Research summary: Even though nearly 90% of the 322 respondents to InformationWeek’s 2012 Mobile Security Survey permit use of personally owned devices now or are moving in that direction, just 40% limit the range of devices supported and require that users connect them to a mobile device management system.
- 84% of respondents identify lost or stolen devices as a key mobile security concern.
- 31% cite mobile malware on applications from public app stores as a top concern; however, 42% allow employees to install personal applications on personally owned mobile devices accessing corporate data with no restrictions.
- 87% say securing data on mobile devices is somewhat or very important, but just 14% mandate hardware encryption for corporate data stored on mobile devices.
- 48% have had a mobile device containing enterprise data come up missing within the past 12 months; 12% report that this data loss required public disclosure.
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