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64 Percent of Security Pros Can't Stop a Mobile Data Breach

Sixty-four percent of security professionals doubt their organizations can prevent a breach to employees' mobile devices, a recent Dimensional Research survey [PDF] of 410 security leaders found.

The survey, sponsored by Check Point Software, also found that 20 percent of businesses have experienced a mobile breach, and another 24 percent don't know, or can't tell, whether they've experienced one.

Strikingly, 51 percent of respondents believe the risk of mobile data loss is equal to or greater than that for PCs.

"Perhaps the high level of concern is based on the frequency of mobile device loss or theft, as well as the limited security measures companies use to protect enterprise mobile devices," the report states.

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http://www.esecurityplanet.com/mobile-security/64-percent-of-security-pros-cant-stop-a-mobile-data-breach.html