Mobile Device Security Wrongly Burdening IT

Training employees for network security is considered an IT issue, but should be considered a business one.

Data access by remote and mobile employees is anticipated to grow at a breakneck pace in the next year, and without proper training for employees, security breaches are expected to as well.

Typically, the burden of training mobile and remote staff on the fundamentals of IT security falls to the IT department, and so do the cleanups required when training fails to stop breaches from occurring.

Ironically, organizations also tend to believe their security needs are covered by having certified IT staffs, when its non-IT personnel who have the most opportunity to do harm.

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