Security threat growing in UK

Thursday, 8 July 2004, 12:32 PM EST

UK businesses feel more vulnerable to IT security threats than ever, but are still ignoring best practice advice and leaving themselves open to attack, according to one of the world's largest studies of security issues.

The Global Information Security Survey 2004 questioned 7,000 technology and security professionals in 40 countries on behalf of Computing and its sister publications around the world.

The research shows that attacks are on the increase but companies are not listening to warnings about properly protecting their infrastructure.

By Emma Nash at vnunet.

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