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Chief Security Officers Reveal Business Continuity, Resiliency, Disaster Recover

The CSO Magazine Security SensorTM, a bi–annual survey of 420 chief security officers (CSOs) and senior security executives conducted by IDG’s CSO magazine, reveals business resiliency and disaster recovery as the top–ranking priority for security chiefs in 2006 – up from the third most important priority in 2004. Conversely, educating employees about security policies slipped from the top priority in 2003 to the third most important priority in 2006. Yet while business preservation and disaster recovery top the list of business priorities, the money isn’t on the table: The top factor driving security investment in 2006 is regulation and compliance (43 percent), with only 5 percent of respondents ranking risk of financial loss as a top priority and 3 percent investing due to security concerns about the threat of terrorism and war. Full Story

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