In follow up to the ESET survey on the bring-your-own-device trend (BYOD) and the associated security challenges, which we discussed here, ESET has released an infographic that helps put some of the survey findings into perspective.
As the infographic shows, device security is clearly lacking both at the employee level and the organizational level. With 66% of organizations lacking a BYOD policy, it's no wonder that employees, left to their own motivations, are not adequately protecting devices.
In terms of tangible takeaways, ESET recommends that basic BYOD employee training include:
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