Survey Shows Majority of Companies Are Vulnerable to BYOD Risks

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A number of organizations are still in denial when it comes to BYOD trends, as more than 30 percent surveyed actually forbid personal devices from accessing the network.

A new survey from Acronis® and the Ponemon Institute reveals that a majority of companies are putting critical data at risk by not having secure bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies in place. By ignoring simple security steps and employee BYOD education, companies are jeopardizing their confidential data, exposing it to theft, corruption, hackers, malware and more.

Acronis' 2013 Data Protection Trends Research, which evaluated responses from more than 4,300 IT professionals in eight countries, discovered the following.


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