BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 05-30-2013

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

Commonplace  57% of mobile device users take part in some form of BYOD activity over the course of a year.

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

Routine Procedure  More than four in 10 participate in BYOD activity at least weekly.

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

Ill-Informed  60% of IT decision-makers believe that no more than one-quarter of their employees access company information on personal devices on a regular basis.

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

Altered Reality  46% of these IT decision-makers report that they allow employees to practice BYOD in some form, but only three of 10 mobile users agree.

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

End Around  23% think that mobile employees are accessing company information and apps without their knowledge because these users don’t want stricter security policies.

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

Unleashed  20% say these employees access corporate info and apps without IT’s knowledge because they don’t want their activity restricted.

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

Ante Up  67% of mobile users say they have to pay for their mobile device and data plan themselves, even if they use it for work.

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

Helping Hand  60% of users who are allowed to practice BYOD say their companies will provide IT support for their devices.

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

Steps Users Take to Secure Their BYOD Activity  Run software updates: 63%Add passwords or PINs: 58%Install anti-virus programs: 43%Deploy location tracking: 38%Use an app that can remotely lock and locate a device and erase data: 34%

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

No Turning Back  52% of users think that BYOD is the wave of the future, so companies need to get on board.

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress

Out of the Loop  47% of mobile device users have never heard of the term “BYOD.”

BYOD Practices Remain a Work in Progress