Security Slideshow: Mobile Security Suffers a Crisis of Confidence

By Bob Violino  |  Posted 09-01-2011

Mobile Security Suffers a Crisis of Confidence

Confidence GameOn a scale of zero to five, with five being "very confident," 57% of respondents
 chose either a four or five to indicate their level of confidence that they 
could control access to resources on their corporate network.

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Confidence GameUsing the same scale, only 34% responded in kind when asked about cloud access, and 40% ranked themselves as "confident" or "very confident" when handling employee ¬
access via mobile devices and laptops.

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Lost devicesNearly 10% of
respondents say their enterprise has been faced with a data breach following the loss of a
mobile device that has accessed their network.

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Connected employees69% of respondents say employees are connecting personal mobile devices to
the corporate network.

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21%21% of respondents either do not have a
policy in place to govern the use of personal mobile devices on their
network, or don't know whether one exists.

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Cloud access34% of respondents say their organizations do not have security policies in place to govern the use of all mobile devices that access key applications that reside in the cloud.

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Data wipesJust over one quarter (28%) of respondents say they remotely wipe clean any company-owned or employee-owned mobile devices that have been lost and that had been accesssing company information.

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Lock downOnly 21% of respondents lock down network access from lost mobile devices and change user passwords.

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Mobile app strategy43% of respondents say their organization has a mobile application strategy.

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30%30% of respondents say the IT team is driving the mobile application development process, and 55% say it's being driven by the IT team in conjunction with the mobile and security teams.

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Working closely82% of respondents say the mobile applications group and IT security group meet and confer often on mobile security.

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