Your Gadgets Are Springing Leaks

Handheld electronics travel everywhere in your company, spilling data along the way. Here's how to plug the holes.

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SMALL DEVICES

Loose in the Workplace

Does your company have a policy that covers employees having small devices at work, such as iPods, USB drives or cell phones with cameras?
 Yes 28%
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 No 60%
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Dont know/not sure 12%

Base = 113 IT managers

Joining the Banned

Are these devices banned at your company?
 Yes 38%
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 No 62%
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Base = The 32 respondents who said their company has a policy that covers employees having small devices at work

Policy Decision

Will your company be working on a device policy this year?
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 Yes 16%
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 No 29%
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Dont know 55%

Base = The 81 respondents who said their company doesn’t have a policy that covers employees having small devices at work

Small Threat?

Have you had security problems related to these devices?
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 Yes 19%
 No 49%
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Dont know/not sure 33%

Base = 113 IT managers

Pratt is a Computerworld contributing writer in Waltham, Mass. Contact her at marykpratt@verizon.net.

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