Government and industry back IT security professionalism plans

Tuesday, 15 March 2005, 12:06 PM EST

Proposals to create a professional institution that would set minimum standards of professionalism for IT security specialists have won backing from the government and leading businesses.

The Department of Trade & Industry, the Cabinet Office and some of the UK's largest firms, including BP, BT and Royal Bank of Scotland, have agreed to fund development work for the proposed Institute for Information Security Professionals. The aim is for it to be up and running by the end of the year.

By Bill Goodwin at MicroScope.

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