Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Four in 10 SMBs are not secure!

Despite the best efforts of many small and medium sized companies, a recent US survey shows that four in 10 companies believe that their networks are not secure. Thirty-two percent of the companies also reported that they had suffered a breach in the past 12 months alone citing virus attacks and Internet downloads as the leading cause of the security breach. The survey, conducted by eMediaUSA on behalf of GFI Software, given to 455 IT executives from U.S. based small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). Further results on the survey can be found at more details on this release can be obtained on this URL

And this is not only in the US. I got the same reports over here in Belgium and the Netherlands, something I found out about 9 months ago and it has not changed in between...