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Mobile security report: Data on devices
This article is part of the February 2014 Vol. 16 / No. 1 issue of Information Security magazine
We asked the readers of Information Security and its sister sites (of which there are many) about their IT security initiatives in 2014. Not surprisingly, one-third of respondents in our Global IT Priorities Survey, conducted in Q4 2013, indicated that mobile endpoint security is part of a crowded to-do list. It ranked in the 30% range in our mobile security report data, alongside fundamental security controls including: threat detection/management, application-based security, vulnerability management, encryption, security data management/analysis and virtualization security. Only network-based security and data loss prevention ranked notably higher. The mobile security report data is from TechTarget's Global IT Priorities survey, which electronically polled 4,151 IT managers and security professionals about their technology implementation strategies in 2014. While mobile security is stuck in the middle of an ambitious list of initiatives in 2014, IT managers and corporate executives have struggled in recent years to ...
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