Information security too important for IT

Wednesday, 26 March 2003, 3:13 AM EST

Company directors still view security as a sunk cost, despite it being an issue that is too important to leave to technical specialists or junior managers.

A new report from Henley Management College has found that few companies are giving security the board level attention it deserves, even though it is becoming an increasingly important corporate issue.

David Birchall, director of research at Henley, explained that the report highlighted a gap between board members responsible for reporting business risk, and the people to whom they delegate IT security responsibility.

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