Study unveils 34 percent of businesses in country don't feel engaged in government's critical infrastructure protection programs. Symantec describes finding as worrisome amid attacks on critical networks.
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Organisations responsible for the security and well-being of Australia's infrastructure are less aware of the government's own protection plans and less willing to cooperate with them than in previous years, according to a survey released by Symantec today.
The Stuxnet worm is a 'wake-up call' because of its complexity and its aim at critical infrastructure systems, a Symantec director has told a US congressional committee.
While the U.K. urges greater defense on cyberattacks, enterprises worldwide are starting to build serious safeguards against politically-motivated threats, with many partnering governments to protect critical infrastructure, finds a Symantec survey.
Symantec, a long time player in the virtualiation technology market, has just launched the Veritas CommandCentral Disaster Recovery Advisor. It is designed to help organizations evaluate their disaster recovery plans by scanning the organization's IT infrastructure and comparing what it sees to a very large knowledgebase of potential problems.
Governments' moves to legislate data protection is only a piece of the puzzle, as private sector also needs to invest to protect critical infrastructure, says Symantec exec.
Those of you looking for statistics to justify your security budgets for next year, look no further: Symantec has released their view of the underground economy as it has evolved over the past year.The qualitative information in the report is amusing, but the quantitative information has far more value to anyone trying to build a justification for infrastructure and security services related to PCI-DSS.
Sponsored by Hewlett Packard, Intuit, Microsoft, and Symantec, the 2004 e-government survey by The Center for Digital Government examined over 60 measurements in four broad areas - service delivery, architecture and infrastructure, collaboration, and leadership. The US states with the top e-government programs are Michigan, Washington, Virginia, Indiana and Arizona.
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