Security strategies ‘not working'

Monday, 12 July 2004, 1:04 PM EST

Today's strategies to defend networks against viruses, worms and Trojan horses are not working, says Gary Middleton, IT security specialist at Dimension Data.

Addressing the BMI-TechKnowledge/International Data Corporation African banking forum in Midrand last week, Middleton said there was a huge interest in how companies needed to comply with legislation and corporate governance requirements.

In auditing and risk management there was also a requirement to reduce business risk in order to comply to audit reports. Security was also key to customer confidence. The better the security, the higher the customer confidence.

By Iain Scott at IT Web.

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