According to Gartner, misconfiguration and misuse (i.e. human error) are what most often lead to mobile-based breaches and put corporate data at risk. Misuse ranges from rooting/jailbreaking the devices to installing unsafe apps, mixing personal and work use, or failure to manage devices through a good MDM system.
While incidents caused by mobile devices are not yet running rampant, Gartner predicts the focus of endpoint breaches will have shifted to tablets and phones within the next three years.
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