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[Mobile Security] Personal Mobile Device Policy The Problem With Consumer-Oriented Devices Our InformationWeek 2012 Mobile Security Survey shows safety is top of mind for CIOs as employees push to use their own devices to access corporate resources. Security teams are paying attention, too. 90% ! THE RISKS Does your mobility policy allow employees to use personal mobile devices for work? No, and we have no plans to allow personal device use 14% No, but we're developing a policy 24% This issue sponsored by: 62% Yes IT uses various methods to ensure data security in transit. 65% VPN secure tunnel 52%Secure HTTP 35%Virtual desktop, of 946 respondents to our 2012 Strategic Security Survey believe mobile devices pose a threat to their organization's security now (69%) or that they will (21%). Which of the following best describes what is or will be your policy on acceptable user-supplied devices? Other 10%8% 42% 40% We allow user-supplied devices with no restrictions Users can bring in a limited range of devices and must run our device management software Users can bring in any device and we'll let IT on our network as long as the user agrees to certain polices Mobile Device Management Does your organization currently or plan to have a mobile device management system? Don't know 27% No like VMware or Citrix 17% 25% 18% 13% Base: 278 respondents at organizations with, or developing, a policy for personal mobile device use. Missing Mobile Devices In the past 12 months, has any mobile device containing enterprise data, including laptops or netbooks, come up missing (including accidental loss and theft)? Yes, we have an MDM system 52% 48% NO Yes, within the next 12 months Yes, within the next 24 months Data: InformationWeek 2012 Mobile Security Survey of 322 business technology professionals, March 2012 3 YES

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