Companies risk security by not introducing wireless

Monday, 11 October 2004, 12:31 PM EST

IDCís research director, Lars Vestergaard, said the research found that interest by businesses in WLAN usage was widespread, but not many of them were particularly interested.

"Unfortunately IT managers are being uncertain about using this technology, but they use a lot of bad excuses," he said. "This is because they often fear a lack of security as well as an increase in transaction costs, for example, having to spend a lot of time and money on introducing the technology to new users.

By Laura Berrill at Computer Weekly.

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