Tools & Technologies

Loss of Mobile Devices—and Associated Data (Survey in San Francisco)

CREDANT Technologies recently undertook a survey of hotels in San Francisco, asking about lost mobile devices. It published the results as an infographic.

Over some period of time (undefined in the infographic):
– Over 2000 mobile devices were lost/left behind.
– 80% of devices were smartphones.
– Almost half of lost devices are never claimed.

How can you leave your phone behind, seriously? Is this the way to get a new phone? E.g., if you hate your corporate issued “whatever” and you want the “new-thing,” you leave “whatever” behind and jump the queue for the new one?

CREDANT ends the infographic with three recommendations on protecting data and devices.

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