Hacker Attacks Scariest Threat of All

In a survey of IT security professionals attending the RSA Conference, one third of respondents cited uncovering identity management as their biggest organizational concern.

While 29 percent of respondents ranked email viruses as their most significant threat, 68 percent listed Web viruses, suggesting that Web viruses pose more of a threat than email born ones.

Paul Davis, a Boston-based IT security strategist, agrees that Web viruses should be considered a more pressing IT concern, noting the while most companies have good virus protection, they don't have adequate controls on the user's Web surfing habits. Survey: Hacker Attacks Scariest Threat of All

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