“Encryption has long been a mainstay of securing mobile data, but that measure assumes that the main threat comes from the outside. Today, however, the main mobile security threat is the user, cautions John Herrema, senior vice president of corporate strategy at Good Technology, and encryption doesn’t counter that threat.

“In the ‘there’s an app for that’ world we now live in, the greatest threat comes from the 100 percent well-intentioned end-user who is simply trying to be more productive and get more work done, more quickly,” Herrema writes in a post at VentureBeat.”

From Fierce CIO