Thursday, August 6, 2015

Only 11% of People Worry about Keeping Work Files Safe on Mobile Devices

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According to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab in conjunction with B2B International, around half of the consumers surveyed also use their devices for work. However, only one in 10 is seriously concerned about keeping work information safe should cybercriminals gain access to their device.

One way or another, many employees of large and medium-sized companies use personal mobile devices for work. 36% of respondents store work files on them, and 34% keep work-related email messages. Sometimes, more confidential information can also be found on users' devices, such as passwords to corporate email accounts (18%), networks or VPNs (11%). Such information represents a valuable prize for cybercriminals hunting for corporate secrets.

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