Data laws raise security worries

Thursday, 3 November 2005, 1:27 AM EST

Regulatory compliance is now the biggest security concern for IT departments, according to international research. Nearly two-thirds of firms that responded to consultancy Ernst & Young’s survey cited complying with electronic data retention regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley and the European Union 8th Directive on company law as their primary IT security focus.

By Daniel Thomas at Computing.

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