Given the choice between accessing the Internet via their carrier’s G4 or LTE network and Wi-Fi, 87% of users choose Wi-Fi. Reasonable enough.
Given the choice between accessing the Internet via their carrier’s network and unsecured public Wi-Fi, 64% of users choose Wi-Fi.
And 24% of them admit to transacting banking or credit card business that way.
This is sub-brilliant, people.
And if your employees are this careless about their personal Internet usage, how mindful do you think they are about protecting your organization’s confidential information?
Enabling your employees to move around the office without losing their connection makes them more productive. Giving them the ability to work from home, from the coffee shop, from the airport, and from their hotel rooms, does the same.
But it also makes you less secure.
We wanted to share a Top Ten list of the biggest Wi-Fi based threats, but ten wasn’t enough. So here’s a Top Twelve instead.