UK banks ignore security audit findings

Thursday, 19 May 2005, 1:10 PM EST

Some UK corporates routinely ignore the findings of security audits treating them solely as a necessary step to satisfy corporate governance regulations, according to an experienced penetration tester.

Tim Ecott, managing consultant at security integrator Integralis, explained that banks and other financial institutions are told they have to carry out a penetration test to comply with audits. In some cases - perhaps five per cent - Ecott and his team discover the same faults every time.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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