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Aladdin survey finds majority of IT professionals expecting bigger security budget in 2003.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-24 January 2003-Aladdin survey finds majority of IT professionals expecting bigger security budget in 2003(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com

Digital security company Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd has found that 67% of all IT professionals expect to increase security spending in 2003.

Other results showed that 29% were expecting to come up against new viruses or blended threats while 22% expected unauthorised external network access to be the main problem. A further 17% thought that unauthorised internal network access would be a priority and 10% predicted that the hardest hurdle would be securing budget authorisation for security.

When questioned about spam, 70% of all those taking part in the survey said that their company had a moderate to severe problem with it.

The survey polled 500 IT professionals in November 2002.

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Date:Jan 24, 2003
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