Enterprise workforces increasingly rely on mobile messaging platforms for company-wide communication and collaboration with internal team members and external stakeholders.
Seventy-three percent of employees use mobile and consumer messaging applications for business purposes, according to the latest research. However, most employees are using consumer-grade apps that lack the physical and technical safeguards necessary for enterprise communication.
Mobile messaging can be an effective real-time collaboration tool that encourages employee productivity. But enterprises need to enforce sanctioned messaging apps that adhere to privacy, compliance and security standards.
451 Research’s recent Pathfinder report, “Growing Use of Consumer Messaging Apps Exposes Organizations to Privacy, Compliance and Security Risks” provides data and analysis on the use of consumer messaging apps in the workplace, and the steps companies need to take to secure enterprise communications.Key issues discussed in the report include:
For more information and findings about the use of consumer-grade messaging in today’s enterprise, download the full report today.