Mobile devices have revolutionized the way we work. Being able to access the data and apps we need for our jobs, no matter where we are, has been a welcome boost for productivity and flexibility. But since mobile devices are not as easily managed or secure as an office computer network, they can expose your organization to new threats. Forty seven percent of companies have seen an increase in cyberattacks since the work from home shift1 .
And the fact is, every single work mobile device is a direct link to your company’s sensitive data. Relying on employees to keep their phones and tablets as secure as they need to be is a policy that is doomed to fail. Most workers are not only unaware of the security measures that need to be taken, just like all of us, they make mistakes. Through an innocent error or a misplaced device, they could unintentionally open your company up to a security breach.
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