Apple’s iOS operating system is the most popular mobile platform among corporate workers according to a survey from Check Point Software. The firm polled over 700 IT professionals and found that iOS accounts for 30% of usage, with RIM’s BlackBerry platform just behind at 29%. Check Point Software found that 71% of mobile devices have contributed to increased security incidents. Google’s Android operating system was considered to produce the greatest security risk, however, 72% of polled users claimed careless employees were a greater security threat than hackers. The lack of employee awareness about security policies ranked as having the greatest impact on the security of mobile data. Some 65% of respondents reported that their organizations had devices that were personally owned by employees in addition to company-owned mobile devices accessing corporate networks.Check Point surveyed a total of 768 respondents across the United States, Canada,United Kingdom, Germany and Japan.


Dan joins the BGR team as the Android Editor, covering all things relating to Google’s premiere operating system. His work has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business and Yahoo News, among other publications. When he isn’t testing the latest devices or apps, he can be found enjoying the sights and sounds of New York City.