Gartner: Information security is still key

Tuesday, 21 September 2004, 12:00 AM EST

Gartner says the next five years will see new waves of technology rendering existing information security measures obsolete, increasing security exposures in both new and legacy environments.

Says Victor Wheatman, managing vice-president: security, at Gartner: “Whenever new technology is introduced, or business fundamentals change, management’s focus in terms of funding and resource allocation shifts from the old to the new, creating a security gap. In this way, each new wave of technology obliterates the security architecture appropriate to its predecessor, opening the enterprise up to an ever-increasing raft of security risks.”

At ICT World.

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