Multi-layered security is vital to stop new wave of attacks

Tuesday, 16 November 2004, 9:36 AM EST

After several years of increasingly high-profile worm attacks, culminating in MyDoom, Blaster, Sasser and Slammer over the past 12 months, we are finally at the point where business is starting to take IT security seriously.

The Department of Trade & Industry's latest security survey shows that well over 90% of corporate desktops have anti-virus software, but also states that 42% of UK businesses have had to deal with a virus infection in the past 12 months.

By Paul King at MicroScope.

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