IT security culture must start from the top

Friday, 24 September 2004, 12:03 AM EST

Senior executives need to help companies build an IT security-conscious culture from the top down, according to new research by Ernst & Young.

Respondents to its Global Information Security Survey 2004 named lack of security awareness by users as the top obstacle to information security. But only 28 per cent of them listed raising employee information security awareness as a top initiative in 2004.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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