Gartner Research

Insights Into Mobile Security From Field Research

Published: 11 February 2014

ID: G00259535

Analyst(s): Eric Maiwald


Mobility fundamentally changes how people work, and enterprises are taking advantage of mobile technology. Security is but one of several considerations when developing mobility strategy, but if security makes mobility unattractive, business units will move forward with it anyway.

Table Of Contents

Summary of Findings

Research Findings

  • Why Enterprises Use Mobility
    • Drivers and Requirements
    • Issues and Constraints
  • How We Create a Strategy
    • Organizational Planning
    • Mobility and Risk
    • (Security) Roadblocks to Overcome
  • Strategy Execution
    • Existing Security Controls
    • User Segmentation
    • Other Factors Impacting Security Options
    • Success Factors
  • Results
    • Changing Work Habits
    • Changes in Technical Architecture

Methodology and Demographics

  • Research Background
  • Focus of Research
  • Research Process
  • Demographics

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