A recent study by “The Info Pro” showed that companies are going to be spending more on their security budgets next year as many businesses are starting to realise the importance of IT security and the potential threats. There have been many instances this year in which sensitive data has ended up with the wrong recipient.
The study was released last Friday and the most obvious statistic that appeared in the study was that 45% of respondents had increased their security budgets in the last year and are looking to increase them in the coming year.
The companies questioned in the study have increased their budget from 1 million dollars to 1.5 million dollars, which is a huge amount. A massive percentage of 47% said that their security budget would increase more in years to come. An important aspect of IT security that was apparent in the study was mobile device management. This was key for businesses as many employees access their mobile device to obtain secure company information and important documents that shows that managing mobile devices is vital to businesses.
Another reason why mobile management is important is the fact that many people often mis-lay their mobile phones and tablets so they can easily fall into the wrong hands, so the data on the devices needs to be protected. 20% of the businesses questioned said that they were looking to work on their mobile device management enterprises next year.
Endpoint security was another aspect of IT security that was a key area for many of the businesses, this came second after mobile management device.