Large organizations are expanding their use of mobile devices and applications. This is great news for productivity-hungry business managers, but what about the security implications of hordes of workers enjoying access to new mobile applications? ESG research confirms CISO fears – lost or stolen mobile devices with access to confidential data greatly increase the risk of a data breach. Business executives, CIOs, CISOs, and technology vendors must address this growing vulnerability with new policies, end-user training, and mobile security safeguards.
Jon Oltsik is an ESG senior principal analyst and the founder of the firm’s cybersecurity service. With almost 30 years of technology industry experience, Jon is widely recognized as an expert in all aspects of cybersecurity and is often called upon to help customers understand a CISO's perspective and strategies.