Biggest U.S. organization endpoint security threats 2016

What are the biggest threats to endpoint security in your organization?

Biggest U.S. organization endpoint security threats 2016 This statistic presents the biggest organization endpoint security threats according to a survey of IT security professionals in the United States in 2016. During the survey period, the BYOD device practice was one of the biggest threats to endpoint security according to 56 percent of respondents.
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What are the biggest threats to endpoint security in your organization?

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Share of respondents
Negligent or careless employees who do not follow security policies81%
The number of employees and others using multiple mobile devices in the workplace has increased61%
Employees' use of commercial cloud applications in the workplace56%
There are more personal devices connected to the network (BYOD)56%
Malware infections are more stealthy and difficult to detect56%
The number of insecure mobile devices used in the workplace had increased significantly50%
Attacker lateral movement once a gap in protection is compromised42%
Unknown or previously unseen threats in my environment that are difficult to detect with legacy endpoint technology37%
Share of respondents
Negligent or careless employees who do not follow security policies81%
The number of employees and others using multiple mobile devices in the workplace has increased61%
Employees' use of commercial cloud applications in the workplace56%
There are more personal devices connected to the network (BYOD)56%
Malware infections are more stealthy and difficult to detect56%
The number of insecure mobile devices used in the workplace had increased significantly50%
Attacker lateral movement once a gap in protection is compromised42%
Unknown or previously unseen threats in my environment that are difficult to detect with legacy endpoint technology37%
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This statistic presents the biggest organization endpoint security threats according to a survey of IT security professionals in the United States in 2016. During the survey period, the BYOD device practice was one of the biggest threats to endpoint security according to 56 percent of respondents.
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Release date
April 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
March 2016
Number of respondents
694 respondents
Special properties
IT and IT security practitioners
Supplementary notes
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The source does not provide information regarding the exact date of survey.
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