Credant Technologies, the trusted expert in data protection, today announced the results of their second survey of top airports in the United States. In the last year, travelers left behind 8,016 mobile devices at seven of the largest airports in the country, including: Chicago O’Hare, Denver International, San Francisco International, Charlotte Douglas, Miami International, Orlando International and Minneapolis/St. Paul. Credant’s research found that of the seven airports surveyed, only one reported that they transfer their mobile devices over to the authorities.
Credant’s research found that the following types of devices were left behind:
- Smartphones and tablets: 3,444 (43.0%)
- Laptops: 3,576 (44.6%)
- USB drives: 996 (12.4%)