Complacent UK corporates 'easy meat' for crooks

Friday, 19 November 2004, 2:52 PM EST

British businesses are too complacent over IT security and risk becoming easy targets for fraudsters and other would-be cyber criminals, the British Computer Society warns.

The organisation says uk.plc needs to get its act together on security or risk growing cybercrime losses. The society, which seeks to raise IT standards and promote best practice, highlights risks such as corporate data being lost from company laptops in its BCS Review 2005.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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