Big.biz struggles against security threats

Thursday, 28 October 2004, 4:57 AM EST

Most large companies are struggling to protect themselves against security threats, a survey from security consultancy NetSec published today reveals.

Failure to patch and update systems effectively after the identification of known threats is the single largest operational risk UK-based companies with operations overseas and more than 5,000 employees. A third of the sample of 40 senior UK-based IT security personnel quizzed by NetSec said it took more than six hours to contain a new threat across their organization.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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