US shows way for security
UK firms could soon find themselves under pressure to comply with tough security standards introduced in the US last week. The Information Security Governance proposals, designed by a taskforce appointed by the US government, could form the basis of new rules in the UK.
Bill Conner, head of security firm Entrust and co-chairman of the US taskforce, said that Whitehall was considering a similar scheme to make organisations more accountable for their IT defences.
By Madeline Bennett at vnunet.
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