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Infographic: Lack of employee BYOD common sense puts companies at risk

Here are some things lacking common sense that employees do with their devices and data that increase risks at their companies.

Employees fail to take basic steps to secure BYOD devices, data

Employees that bring their own devices to work are not taking basic steps to secure their devices and data, concludes a survey of more than 1,000 users by security firm Bitdefender.

Stronger BYOD policies are the prescription for mHealth security

Every day 24,800 patients have their protected medical records exposed, according to stats from the Department of Health and Human Services. With that type of threat lurking, and the popularity of mobile devices rising,  HealthITSecurity  offers several tips medical professionals can follow to secure their patients' sensitive data.

News Scan: Smartphone encryption aids criminals, says FBI chief; Apple says it's iOS 8 or bust; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Sept. 29, including the latest criticism by the FBI head over default smartphone encryption, iOS as the only game in town, a service expansion for startup SimilarWeb, another ad platform update from Facebook and Subway's new mobile campaign.

Infographic: Mobile security risks and responses

Mobile technology is a vital tool for enterprises, but it opens them up to threats such as mobile malware, lost or stolen devices and hackers, notes an infographic by CDW and Intel's McAfee.

News Scan: Apple rushes iOS 8 bug fix; Intel pumps $1.5B into Chinese mobile chip makers; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 26, including Apple pushing iOS 8.0.2 ASAP, Intel stacking their chips with an investment over one billion, 3-D construction apps that are catching on, the red tape holding autonomous vehicles back and the future of cars with V2X communications.

Infographic: 95% of enterprises allow BYOD in some form

A robust 95 percent of enterprises now allow the use of employee-owned devices, and close to two-thirds of employees say that having access to work email and other business apps at all times increases their productivity, according to stats compiled by security firm Symantec in an infographic.

Survey: BYOD concerns go unresolved, IT pros want to disconnect

Nearly three-fourths of IT professionals believe company data is at risk due to BYOD devices, yet a large majority report there is no personal device management in place at their organization, says a survey by IT solutions and staff provider TEKsystems.

Enterprises most satisfied with mobility when investing in custom apps, app stores, MAM

Enterprises that are most satisfied with their mobile programs invest in custom applications, enterprise app stores, and mobile app management, according to a survey of 100 mobile executives by Gatepoint Research on behalf of enterprise mobile app firm Apperian.

Annoying in-flight cellphone calls unite Dems and GOP on Capitol Hill

Apparently there is at least one issue that unites Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill--annoying cellphone conversations on airplanes.