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Companies review their IT security as war breaks out

Tom King, chief information security officer at investment banking firm Lehman Bros., last week was taking a hard second look at his company’s IT security and business continuity plans. As the countdown to war neared its end, King said he remained fairly optimistic that the conflict wouldn’t provoke major cyberattacks against U.S. corporate targets. The review, he said, was a precautionary move to ensure that the company’s “high-value production systems,” network entry points and remote access processes are adequately shielded against random attacks. Last week, IT executives at companies contacted by Computerworld said they were reviewing their security and disaster preparedness plans even as they held out hope that disruptions would be minimal. Full Story

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