Internet security not pressing to all

Tuesday, 10 September 2002, 12:02 PM EST

Companies increasingly identify computer security as one of their top priorities, but a significant minority admit that they are inadequately protected, according to a survey.

"The positive news is that industry is talking the talk of the need for improved information security," said David McCurdy, executive director of the Internet Security Alliance. "The negative news is that very few are walking the walk."

Nearly 90 percent of 227 companies that responded to a survey said information security was essential to the survival of their business. However, 30 percent said their plans for dealing with technology threats were inadequate.

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