Two-thirds of CIOs believe end user satisfaction is more important than security.
End-user satisfaction trumps security. While 60 percent of CIOs believe smartphones and tablets are less secure than laptops, less than one-third of respondents say the CIO believes the security of smartphones and tablets is more important than end-user choices and preferences.
This shift in attitude helps explains why Blackberry is falling to the wayside. Users comfortable with using their non-Blackberry devices will request similar formats from the company, or use them in BYOD programs.
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