Less than 25 percent of IT and security pros have adequate policies or controls in place for mobile media; 25 percent have no controls in place.
30% of employees access corporate resources and applications from unmanaged PCs, resulting in high risks for malware, key logging and other security issues.
11% of respondents said all mobile workers in their organizations used personal (unmanaged) laptops to do their jobs outside the office, and more than 33% said more than 40% of their workers used an unmanaged personal laptop to access business data and applications.
32% of respondents said none of their mobile media devices (such as USBs) were managed by IT. Only 21% said they were fully managed.
In addition, only 13% of organizations with more than 10,000 employees, and 7% with 500 to 10,000 workers encrypt data on their USB devices.
24% of respondents said they use cloud services because of mobile security concerns.
44% of respondents are not familiar with Windows to Go, which can securely replicate the desktop environment on a mobile workspace.
16% of respondents said none of the smartphones used by mobile workers were managed by IT, while 16% said 25% of their smartphones had oversight. Similarly, 20% said they managed zero tablets, and 12% said they managed up to 25% of tablets.
More than 25% of respondents use VPNs to control access, and more than 20% implemented role-based access controls.
Nearly 32% said endpoint data protection is critical to IT managers; 26% said it is of extremely high importance; and another 26% said it is of high importance.
Only 25% of respondents use data loss prevention (DLP) at the endpoints to protect against corporate data loss, while more than 64% require periodic password changes by mobile device users.
57% of organizations have easily accessible security policies, and 52% maintain communication with workers to reinforce policies around remote access to enterprise data and applications.
While only 40% of respondents said their organizations experienced an incident, 32% said they didn’t know of any.
16% of respondents said the greatest exposure to risk on mobile devices is accessing sensitive info on public WiFi, followed by malware introduced by unmanaged devices (14%), and loss or theft of mobile devices containing corporate data (12%).
77% of respondents said laptop configuration is the most resource-intensive task, followed by updating devices (65%) and dealing with lost, stolen or damaged mobile devices (47%).