'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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