Not all agree on 'overhyped' security threats

Monday, 13 June 2005, 2:30 PM EST

Two Gartner analysts released their list of the five most overhyped IT security threats, with IP telephony and malware for mobile devices making the list, but not all IT security vendors agreed with the analysts' assessment.

Lawrence Orans, principal analyst at Gartner, and John Pescatore, vice president and Gartner fellow, noted that while attacks on IP telephony and mobile devices may come eventually, current warnings about security problems are ahead of actual attacks.

By Grant Gross at Network World.

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