FIMA conference focuses on IM security

Thursday, 17 March 2005, 12:38 AM EST

Instant messaging has revolutionized the way colleagues communicate, but increasing regulations and a growing number of security breaches in the medium have businesses concerned about how much sensitive information might be getting into the wrong hands.

With corporate interest in enterprise IM peaking, mostly because IM increases productivity and reduces communication costs, moves to secure those networks have accelerated amid growing regulatory requirements and general concerns that public IM networks are unsafe for businesses.

By Tim Gray at internetnews.com

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