Business breaches trigger security alarm

Friday, 20 September 2002, 12:23 PM EST

Two-thirds of companies suffered an IT security breach in the last year - but less than half reported it to the police.

The fifth annual Global Information Security Survey (GISS), carried out by PricewaterhouseCoopers for Computing and its US sister paper Information Week, shows that nearly two-thirds of companies say information security is still a fundamental concern.

But nearly 50 per cent admit to not knowing how much breaches cost, and a quarter have not reviewed security policies in the last year.

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