Economic worries slow security efforts

Tuesday, 15 April 2003, 3:23 AM EST

Better attendance and more exhibitors than last year are evident at the annual RSA conference on security here this week, demonstrating the priority of this topic.

The show's exhibit floor is fully booked and more than 10,000 attendees are expected on Monday, the show's first full day, according to Jim Bidzos, conference chair.

Despite that fact, an uncertain economic climate and difficult technology spending market are the "big news" at this year's RSA Conference, he said.

"Uncertainty has caused people to be cautious and spend less--even on security projects. The question is, how long will it take people to get used to that and not be bothered by the uncertainty? We're not there yet," Bidzos said.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Fake "Online Ebola Alert Tool" delivers Trojan

Posted on 29 October 2014.  |  Cyber scammers continue to take advantage of the fear and apprehension surrounding the proliferation of the Ebola virus.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Thu, Oct 30th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //