Tech Pro Research conducted a survey to see what kind of steps IT is taking to mitigate these risks. 61% of respondents viewed mobile devices as less secure than fixed devices like desktop computers, but security measures weren’t always consistent. Some departments allow BYOD, for example, but didn’t support those devices. Based on survey results, wearable devices could be a growing security risk. Only a small percentage of respondents said employees at their company use wearables, but almost half of that group said those devices weren’t password-protected.
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