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IDC: IT security spending up in Asia

Spending on security solutions including software, hardware and services in the region, excluding Japan, is estimated to hit 1.7 bil dollars this year and grow 25% yearly to 4.

Spending on security solutions including software, hardware and services in the region, excluding Japan, is estimated to hit 1.7 bil dollars this year and grow 25% yearly to 4.1 bil dollars in 2007, IT research house IDC said in a statement.