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Mobile security

1 - Helping Companies Handle the BYOD Balancing ActHelping Companies Handle the BYOD Balancing Act

Among the biggest challenges businesses face are securing and managing mobile devices while keeping workers’ personal data private. Solution providers can help.

2 - BYOD GrowsBYOD Grows

86% of respondents said they own the smartphone they use at work while 37% of tablet users said they do.

3 - Trust FaltersTrust Falters

61% of respondents trust their employers to keep their personal information private on their mobile device in comparison to 66% in 2013.

4 - A Reason to QuitA Reason to Quit

30% of respondents said they would leave their jobs if their employers could see their personal information on their mobile devices.

5 - Big ConcernsBig Concerns

Mobile workers aren’t comfortable with their employers seeing their personal email and attachments (52%), personal contacts (49%), text/instant messages (48%), voicemails (45%), details of phone calls and Internet use (45%), info in mobile apps (44%), location (42%) and list of all apps on the device (41%).

6 - Gen M vs. All OthersGen M vs. All Others

62% of Gen M workers are more comfortable with their employers seeing at least some of their personal information on their mobile devices compared with 51% of non-Gen M workers.

7 - Comfort ZoneComfort Zone

Gen M workers are more likely to be more comfortable with their employers seeing their location (43%), lists of all apps (43%), details of phone calls and Internet use (41%), info on mobile apps (40%), text/instant messages (38%), voicemails (37%), personal contacts (37%), and personal email and attachments (34%).

8 - Most Trusting EmployeesMost Trusting Employees

Mobile workers in Germany (74%) are the most likely to trust their employers to keep their personal information on their mobile device private.

9 - Least Trusting EmployeesLeast Trusting Employees

Mobile workers in Japan (53%) are the least likely to trust their employer to keep personal information on their mobile device private, and Spanish workers (52%) are the most likely to think their employers can see any information.

10 - Males vs. FemalesMales vs. Females

Male workers in the U.S. (64%) are significantly more likely than female workers in the U.S. (55%) to be comfortable with their employers seeing personal information on their mobile devices.