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Cybersecurity boosts bottom line

Companies that make cybersecurity a priority say it increases their efficiency and gives them a competitive advantage in the market, according to a survey of infosec professionals. The joint survey by the Business Software Alliance (BSA) and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) queried 850 ISSA members online between December 2004 and January 2005. The members represent large to small businesses. Seventy-six percent of the companies said raising security as a priority gives them a competitive advantage. Their systems are down less often, they’re not losing customers due to lack of trust, and their brand is not threatened, said Robert Holleyman, BSA president and CEO. Full Story

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