Confronting IT security's challenges

Security tops the list of tech priorities among Singapore small and midsize businesses, with more than 50 percent indicating that their security budgets will increase over the next 12 months, new research shows.

The findings of ZDNet Asia's SMB IT Priorities 2006/07 Survey come as little surprise, considering the growing incidence of cyber threats such as spyware, viruses and phishing scams.

According to Graeme Philipson, an independent consultant commissioned by ZDNet Asia to compile and analyze the survey data, "more people are predicting their security budget will go up next year compared to those who predict will go down". SMB IT Essentials - ZDNet Asia

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