Firms ignorant of hacker risk

Wednesday, 13 July 2005, 2:24 AM EST

Although a network security breach is rated the number one worry keeping IT managers awake at night, most admit that they have no way accurately to measure and report on the degree of risk posed by hackers.

According to a survey of 1,700 chief information officers, chief security officers and security directors published today, some 60 per cent are unable to determine whether their network security risk is decreasing or increasing over time.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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