Data at Risk: Super Scary Facts

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Employees don't just work in the office anymore. They often work from multiple locations in any given week, and nearly half of employees telecommute at least one day a week. And, while not in the office, they need access to corporate data, just like everyone else. Workshare has determined that 81 percent of employees access work documents on the go.

Organizations put a lot of effort into keeping data within their networks safe, using any of a number of endpoint protection systems and monitoring tools. Unfortunately, once outside the safety of the corporate firewall, corporate data is exposed to threats both seen and unseen. Today's workforce is on the move, working from remote locations almost as much as from a stationary office. To accommodate this fluidity of workplace, mobile devices are now carrying more sensitive corporate data than ever before, making them a prime access point for potential data breaches.  

While organizations have been grappling with the complexities of BYOD, there's definitely plenty of room for improvement. The facts highlighted in this slideshow, provided by Druva, aren't for the faint of heart, so leave a light on while you learn about the dangers faced by data in the wild. And turning a blind eye won't make them go away.


Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

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