Security tops list of concerns for IT managers



IT managers are not happy about the UK's Internet trading security measures, according to the results of this week's Computer Weekly/Harvey Nash Big...



IT managers are not happy about the UK's Internet trading security measures, according to the results of this week's Computer Weekly/Harvey Nash Big Question poll.

More than half of those quizzed said the UK needs to have a more affordable security standard if trust is to be established among companies trading on the Internet.

This response came as Computer Weekly revealed that just 37 companies in the UK have BS7799 certification for IT security.

One respondent said: "BS7799 is far too theoretical and bureaucratic."

But another had a different view: "Who cares! Do you look to see what standards exist before you buy a book on Amazon?"

This was last published in September 2000

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