Companies still fail to take security seriously

Monday, 6 September 2004, 2:08 PM EST

Information security is not being taken seriously enough by firms, with most companies still relying on the IT department to handle the issue, according to a survey from LogicaCMG.

Nearly half of FTSE 350 companies polled for the research don't have a fully documented, formal information security policy, while 53 per cent expect their IT department to enforce management of the issue.

Dave Martin, principal security expert at LogicaCMG, says companies should be considering the issue of security holistically, not just as an IT issue.

By Bryan Glick at vnunet.

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