Put policies before products in IT security battle

Tuesday, 24 May 2005, 11:39 AM EST

Two-thirds of respondents to AusCert's 2005 Computer Crime Survey admit there is still room for improvement when it comes to IT security staff training. Senior AusCert security analyst Jamie Gillespie said education of information security staff is paramount in improving security management.

Speaking at the AusCert conference on Queensland's Gold Coast, where the survey was released yesterday, Gillespie said respondents admitted education has to be directed to IT security staff so they can more effectively manage the technology already in place.

By Michael Crawford at Computerworld.

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