While the IC’s research organization looks into adding security to cloud environments, in the here and now, intelligence agencies are sharing more data.
Personal mobile devices continue to work their way into government, according to a survey of more than 1,000 federal employees:
49% Use a personal device to download work-related documents
40% Ignore federal rules governing personal phone use at work
24% Install applications from places other than official app stores
20% Will sacrifice security for the convenience of using a personal device
7% Have rooted or “jailbroken” a device they use for work
SOURCE: Lookout, “Feds: You have a BYOD program whether you like it or not,” June 2015