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Security cannot rely on market forces

INDUSTRY experts say market forces have failed to deliver adequate IT security and warn that cyberspace threats have already reached “a worst case” scenario. Business and security leaders say governments cannot expect the private sector to secure the nation’s critical information infrastructure nor defeat the problems of crime in cyberspace. Declaring 2003 “the worst-ever year for worms, viruses and security breaches that cost of billions of dollars” — speaker after speaker told the 13th annual RSA Conference in San Francisco that privacy and security issues must be solved “right now” and demanded government assistance. But US Homeland Security presidential adviser General John Gordon told the conference private industry would have to do more to help the US Government in the war on terrorism. Full Story

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