Some 48% of employed US adults report that they are allowed by their employers to use a personal tablet, smart phone or laptop to perform work functions, according to the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and McAfee in an October 2012 report. 47% are disallowed, and 5% are unsure. But despite security concerns over this practice, only 4 in 10 respondents say that when using their personal device on a work network, their companies have formal bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, training or security requirements to follow. 44% report that their companies have no such policies or requirements, and 14% are unsure.
While nearly half of the respondents say they are allowed to use a personal device to perform job functions, just 31% report that they connect to their work network, and even fewer store business records on their personal desktops and laptops (12%) or on their smart phones (3%). Read the rest at MarketingCharts.