Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 12-11-2012

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

54% of respondents work at organizations that ban access to file-sharing services. However, half of these employees access file-sharing services anyway.

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

Of employees who violate company policies, executives are the worst culprits, with vice presidents and directors accounting for the most usage of banned services.

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

The security issues are significant. When employees use consumer-focused file-sharing services, they're actually blocking the controlled access and security provided through their enterprise.

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

What services do employees use when they're sharing files? The most popular way of sharing files via the Web is through email, with 33% of respondents saying they use it to share work-related information.

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

According to Nasuni, 20% of respondents used Dropbox to share work files.

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

Apple's iCloud accounted for 12% of file-sharing usage among employees.

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

58% of employees use a personal smartphone or tablet to access work files even though a company-provided device delivers more security.

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

You don't think that's an issue? According to Nasuni, the number of personal devices entering the workplace before the end of January 2013 will jump by 25%.

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say

Another interesting tidbit: 73% of respondents who plan to acquire a new personal mobile device in the next year say they will use it to access work files.

Guess What? Your Employees Don't Care What You Say