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11 September attacks key driver for IT security investment, survey finds

The 11 September terrorist attacks have done more than government regulation, computer hacking and virus attacks to persuade businesses to improve their IT security, a survey of 250 chief security officers in multinational companies has revealed. Over the past six months companies have hardened their systems against attacks from internal and external hackers, improved access control and reviewed the security policies of their suppliers, according to the survey by RSA and CSO. Fewer organisations are relying on passwords alone to protect their systems, with two-thirds of the chief security officers reporting that their companies had installed more advanced forms of authentication. Full Story

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