There is more bad news for BlackBerry. Following BlackBerry's report of a net loss of $5.9 billion and a 38 percent revenue decline for its most recent fiscal year comes a Ponemon Institute survey that finds close to half of financial services IT pros plan to phase out BlackBerry completely by next year.
The BYOD trend has been the bane of IT managers since it began. And the number one concern about BYOD centers around security of corporate data and networks.
Two-thirds of employees surveyed by the Ponemon Institute said it is acceptable to transfer sensitive work documents to personal computers, tablets, smartphones or online file sharing applications.
Security concerns about mobile devices in the enterprise have soared among IT managers over the last three years, according to an annual endpoint security survey of IT managers conducted by the Ponemon Institute and security firm Lumension.