Shadow devices put enterprise networks at risk

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A new study finds that enterprise networks have thousands of shadow personal devices including laptops, tablets and mobile phones, as well as Internet of Things devices — such as digital assistants and smart kitchen appliances — connecting to them. The report from network control company Infoblox shows 35 percent of companies in the US, UK and Germany reported more than 5,000 personal devices connecting to the network each day. Employees in the US and UK admit to connecting to the enterprise network for a number of reasons, including to access social media (39 percent), as well as to download apps,…

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