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Terrorism threat to drive security outsourcing

The threat of terrorist attacks is creating a huge demand for managed security services, and not just for large businesses, according to Forrester Research. IT spending went through the roof just before the millennium as companies upgraded their equipment to minimise possible disruption, and the threat of terrorist attack is now having a similar effect on spending in the IT security sector, according to research firm Forrester. The emphasis on being prepared for a terrorist attack has resulted in security spending plans being given a higher priority. However, Forrester believes this is causing a shortage of specialist skills in the market and will drive more companies to choose an outsourced managed-security service. Full Story

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