Controversial security report finds lower losses

Tuesday, 18 July 2006, 12:35 AM EST

The Computer Security Institute released their annual survey last week finding that corporate losses due to cybersecurity incidents had fallen for the fifth straight year, but critics questioned the study's methodology.

The survey, which collected 616 responses from the CSI's membership, found that the average loss reported by respondents fell to $168,000 in 2005 from $204,000 in 2004, but only half of respondents gave information on losses.

At SecurityFocus.

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