A new survey reveals concerns among IT professionals as more personal mobile devices are used in the enterprise.

The trend, known as BYOD (bring your own device), has arisen from business demand as employees seek to take advantage of more powerful and affordable mobile devices that let them work from any location. The 2011 ISACA IT Risk/Reward Barometer found that 58% of the 712 U.S. information security and IT audit professionals surveyed view mobile devices owned by employees as posing the greatest risk. By comparison, 33% who viewed work-supplied smart phones as posing the greatest risk.

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