Hacker fear fuels outsourced security spend

Friday, 5 August 2005, 6:02 AM EST

Global demand for outsourced security services is "strong and growing fast", fuelled by increasing fear of viruses, malware, spyware and hacking, combined with the complexity of rolling out security systems in house.

According to the latest market size and forecast report from Infonetics Research, demand for virtual private network (VPN) services continues to grow strongly, driven by the productivity improvements and cost savings that secure VPNs can offer remote workers.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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