2012 State of the Endpoint Report:
Growing Insecurity


“This year's State of the Endpoint Survey reveals a large disconnect between the perceived risks and corresponding strategies to combat today’s evolving endpoint environment.”
Pat Clawson, Chairman and CEO, Lumension

At the highest level, respondents to the third annual 2012 State of the Endpoint study sponsored by Lumension® and conducted by Ponemon Institute report increasing endpoint insecurity year over year since 2009.


While malware attacks continue to be a significant risk and operational cost driver, today’s IT security teams are more concerned about the new threats brought on by personal mobile devices in the workplace, virtualization technologies and cloud computing. And while reliance on these productivity tools are expected by other business leaders, inadequate collaboration and lacking resources for security create a perfect storm for hackers.