(June 4, 2012) First, it was the veritable explosion in mobile computing. That led, rather naturally, to the proliferation of BYOD policies. So it probably doesn't come as a shock that mobile networks are now subject to the same cybersecurity risks as traditional wired networks.
What may come as a surprise, however? Some organizations are still "burying their heads in the sand," instead of taking proactive measures to deal with these escalating BYOD security threats, according to Michael Finneran, principal at dBrn Associates in Hewlett Neck, N.Y., and author of the recently published "2012 State of Mobile Security" survey by InformationWeek Reports.