Information security fails to reach the boardroom

Thursday, 23 September 2004, 11:29 AM EST

Only 20 per cent of businesses believe information security warrants chief executive-level concern despite the recent growth in viruses and computer crime, according to consultancy firm Ernst & Young.

And lack of prioritisation in the boardroom also means less than 30 per cent of organisations view security training and employee education as an integral part of their IT plans.

By Daniel Thomas at vnunet.

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