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Security a risk(y) management issue

“Security is not a technology issue, it is a process issue,” says Meta Group security and risk strategies VP Paul Proctor. Speaking at the Meta Group/ITWeb security conference held in Johannesburg yesterday, Proctor said the companies having the most success in reducing risk were those that had moved away from treating security as a technology issue and were now approaching it from a risk management point of view. Proctor said he saw an increasing number of risk managers being hired. Touching on the scope of legislative and regulatory changes currently taking place that impacted on the way people approach security issues, Procter said: “Regulatory issues are the single biggest security drivers, it’s not the worms.” Full Story

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