When it comes
to mobile deployment,

there’s a gap between what businesses understand is putting them at risk and what they’re doing about those risks

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66%

admit they find it difficult to keep up

with current and emerging mobile threats

70%

say that know they are more tolerant of risk than they should be with their

enterprise mobility

Just 1 in 3 organizations

is highly confident their data assets are protected from unauthorized access via mobile devices

And only 1 in 4
are very satisfied

with the security offered by their mobility solutions

68%

believe mobile devices are the

weakest link in their enterprise security framework

And 59%

say the number of

data breaches

caused by mobile devices has increased in the past 12 months

Businesses acknowledge a growing fear of the threats associated with mobility, they know they’re vulnerable

Meanwhile

61%

admit to underestimating risk by

focusing on the device rather than the mobility landscape

But also acknowledge

they’re too lax in adequately assessing & safeguarding against risks.

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A smartphone today has more computing power than the whole of NASA did in 1969. Their strength can be businesses’ greatest weakness...

Companies say the top 3 enterprise mobility risks are:

73%
Devices storing unprotected, sensitive data being lost or stolen

59%
Use of unapproved applications or cloud services

57%
Inadequate separation between work-related use and personal use of a device

68%
of organizations

say channels such as WikiLeaks have made them more worried about protecting corporate data on mobile devices

77%

say that it is increasingly difficult to

balance the needs of the business

and those of the end user when it comes to mobility.

So what does this mean for organizations?

62%
fear for their financial data

So what does this mean for organizations?

58%
say their customer data is at risk

So what does this mean for organizations?

54%
believe their
employee data is vulnerable

So what does this mean for organizations?

52%
have concerns for product data

The key business concerns among companies in the event of a mobile data breach are:

57%
reputational
damage

The key business concerns among companies in the event of a mobile data breach are:

51%
financial
penalties

The key business concerns among companies in the event of a mobile data breach are:

46%
loss of business / revenues

And 76% of businesses

say the risk of lawsuits will increase without a comprehensive enterprise mobility management (EMM) strategy

NEARLY 80% OF BUSINESSES

are comfortable reporting on compliance with regulation,

BUT,

reporting on mobility risk is more difficult...

58% admit not understanding

enough about mobility risk factors

And 62% don’t understand enough

about the cost of risk-management controls

Overall, 70% of companies

admit to being more tolerant of enterprise mobility risk than they should be

Change is the only solution

Within two years, 57% of organizations expect Cope to be the main mobility approach

And 69% say their methods for choosing mobility vendors need updating

The factors that organisations rank most highly when considering EMM platforms are:

73% Security credentials / certifications

The factors that organizations rank most highly when considering EMM platforms are:

58% Clear mobility roadmap / future proofed proposition

The key business concerns among companies in the event of a mobile data breach are:

51%
Well established brand name

The key business concerns among companies in the event of a mobile data breach are:

56%
Overall cost

The key business concerns among companies in the event of a mobile data breach are:

46%
Flexible device management

The key business concerns among companies in the event of a mobile data breach are:

44%
Integration with other systems and devices

44%
PROVISION OF REAL TIME DATA

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about BlackBerry EMM

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the report “Mobility Risk
Tolerance: Closing the Risk
Gap in a Mobile First World”