UK security found wanting

Thursday, 22 February 2007, 12:27 AM EST

UK firms lag behind their US counterparts on IT security and data protection issues because of regulatory confusion and lack of awareness, say business groups.

Twice as many European businesses expect a major data loss in the next 12 months 22 per cent, compared with 10 per cent in the US according to a global survey by security supplier Symantec. And only 11 per cent rate corporate governance as critical, compared with 28 per cent of US firms.

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