Security pros bemoan need for tactical focus

Monday, 15 November 2004, 9:24 AM EST

Operational and tactical considerations continue to dominate the IT security agenda, despite a growing need for more strategic approaches to data protection, said attendees at the Computer Security Institute's annual conference here this week.

Contributing to the status quo is a troubling lack of communication between security organizations and business units, as well as the challenges of dealing with an increasingly complex environment of threats to IT systems, security managers said.

By Jaikumar Vijayan at Computerworld.

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