One of the oddest set of answers came in response to the question "What negative impact did mobile security threats have on your organization?" The largest percentage, 30% of respondents, selected "additional IT resources needed to manage mobile security." The answer almost suggests that these respondents see mobile security as a drag or a problem, rather than an enabler or solution. A similar percentage, at 27%, said "don't know." Does that indicate a complete lack of visibility into the mobile threat landscape? Another 23% picked "none."
Other negative impacts, presumably in response to actual breaches, attacks or infections, included: increased helpdesk time to repair damage from exploits (14%); disrupted business activities (12%); cost of cleaning up malware infections (also 12%); and reduced employee productivity (11%).
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