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    Even IT Professionals Can't Be Bothered With Passwords


    I found this interesting:

    T Security professionals admit that they are suffering from password fatigue when it comes to using their mobile devices, which leaves their data exposed to personal and corporate identity theft if these devices were to fall into the wrong hands. That's according to a survey released today by endpoint data protection specialists CREDANT Technologies, who conducted the "mobile usage survey" amongst 227 IT professionals with the majority drawn from companies that employ more than 1000 people. Thirty five percent revealed they just don't get around to using a password on their business phones and smartphones, even though they know they should as they contain sensitive and confidential information! Surprisingly, IT professionals are only marginally better at using passwords than the general population, as a survey conducted earlier in the year by CREDANT found that 40% of all users don't bother with passwords on their mobile phones. The sorts of information that IT professionals are storing on their smartphones and mobiles, many of which are totally unprotected with a password, include:
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    That is way Blackberry with BES is the best. IT can inforce the password policy from the BES.
    Don't want a password, you don't get connection to the sever.
    ~via smartphone

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    I agree, the best part is our old BES 4.1.6 did not have passwords enforced and our new 5.0 will have it soon after we migrate the users over. It is a fight to get a pawword policy pushed out though.

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