The expert group presented a study “Mobile Device Security : from the risk towards incomes” in what overviewed basic trends of mobile devices use in business.The study underlines that smart phones and tablets changes ordinary computers, there are many various business software for mobile devices. In addition, employers are more tolerant to employees working with smart devices in job purposes.
Entrepreneurs are most concerned on data security in smart devices in case of loss or larceny (75 per cent of respondents indicated this option as a very relevant). They are worrying about how to ensure effective prevention on data protection in smart devices (72 per cent), how to harmonize security systems with different mobile platforms (63 per cent), how to separate the content for business purposes and private use (53 per cent), how to protect yourself from malicious software (53 per cent).
To majority of Lithuanian companies the use of mobile devices is becoming a necessity. The biggest part of companies who attaches big attention to innovations of mobile technologies achieves better business results, increase labor productivity. However, mobile technologies also creates new threats – the risk of data leakage and loss is particularly high when mobile phone is purposed for business, where sensitive or intellectual information loss can have dire consequences to company reputation