'Be more secure than next door' approach divides experts


It may not matter if you're vulnerable as long as you're less vulnerable than your rivals...More companies are beginning to adopt a benchmarking approach to security, according to one large vendor, but it's an approach which is dividing opinion among security experts.

Security giant Symantec claims benchmarking the process whereby companies compare themselves against rivals or industry best practice - is a strategic approach to cost-effective security. But a security expert from analyst house Gartner has branded it a box ticking exercise to keep Sarbanes-Oxley auditors happy. 'Be more secure than next door' approach divides experts - Security Strategy - Breaking Business and Technology News at silicon.com

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