Security breaches still being covered up

Tuesday, 28 January 2003, 4:33 PM EST

UK companies are still refusing to report cyber-crime in the workplace.
According to a survey by security consultant Defcom, firms are deciding to protect their reputations rather than report hacking to the police.

More than two thirds of those surveyed cited a risk to corporate image as the reason for not disclosing cyber-crime.

Defcom said that typical unreported security breaches include fairly trivial incidents, such as the defacement of corporate websites, to more serious hacking attempts on databases, according to the BBC.

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