One-third (33%) of IT managers admit to successfully hacking their own or another organization. Nearly half of IT managers (45%) knowingly circumvent their own security policies. IT personnel are not following the same security protocols they’re expected to enforce. We revealed these results today in our new report, IT Confidential: The State of Security Confidence, which provides insight into the attitudes, behaviour, and confidence levels of IT when it comes to the security of their organizations.
Absolute has helped recover more than 38,000 devices from 112 countries, thanks to our technology and the support of our Absolute Investigations team. In 2015 alone, we conducted more than 5,700 theft investigations. Aside from helping to solve thousands of cases, our theft recoveries can have a meaningful impact on a case-by-case basis. In education, for example, the theft of a device can greatly impact the educational outcomes of students and classrooms and have costly repercussions for the entire school.
The National Education Technology 2016 Plan, Future Ready Learning: Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education, sets forth a vision for the integrated use of technology in the classroom in the US. The document outlines 21 recommendations for policymakers, administrators, teachers and educational professionals to not only create greater equity of access to technology but also a 5-year roadmap on how technology could improve the classroom.