Citrix: Getting Smart on Mobile Security in 3 Steps
Mobile devices and apps are how work done these days. Employees aren’t tied to their desks, work doesn’t always mean sitting down from 9-5 and meetings can take place anywhere from a coffee shop to the sidelines of a soccer game.
According to Forrester, mobile device (smartphone or tablet) adoption in the U.S. has grown24% year over year in 2015. Another report found that only 57 percent of employees are aware of their company’s security policies, which means that 43 percent or more might be actively bypassing company security policies and not even know it.
So what does that mean for businesses?
As mobile device adoption grows and the concept of work continues to change, employees are going to use the apps and devices they want to make them feel more productive – with little consideration for company policy. When employees go around policies for email access or copying sensitive enterprise data to personal devices and using consumer apps, that’s called Shadow IT.
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