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February 27, 2014

Majority of Employees in the Dark About BYOD Security

A lot of coverage has been dedicated to BYOD and security from the employer’s side of things. Now an interesting new study out from AdaptiveMobile shows what employees don’t know about BYOD, which is mostly how much control employers have over those personally owned devices.

According to FierceMobileIT:

The study of 1,000 IT decision makers and 1,000 employees, conducted by Harris Interactive, found that 83 percent of staff would stop using their own device or still use it with deep concern, if they knew their employer could see what they were doing at all times. With 61 percent of enterprises already having this level of access in place, and with a need to increase control to address growing security threats, organizations could face a backlash in their employees' willingness to adopt BYOD.

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http://www.itbusinessedge.com/blogs/data-security/majority-of-employees-in-the-dark-about-byod-security.html