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22% of mobile device owners have lost a device in 2005

33% of mobile computers and smartphones is not protected with a password or security lock, even though they contain PIN codes and sensitive information, PointSec said. In 2005, 22% of interviewees said they had lost their device against 16% in 2004.

33% of mobile computers and smartphones is not protected with a password or security lock, even though they contain PIN codes and sensitive information, PointSec said. In 2005, 22% of interviewees said they had lost their device against 16% in 2004. Of those who lost their smartphone or handheld computer, 81% had not encrypted the information on it.