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Security: Getting serious about security

While all IT products come with basic security, businesses can't take it for granted that they are protected, writes Dermot Corrigan.

4th March, 2012
Michael Conway, director, Renaissance: 'Some people believe that when they buy a PC, for example, they have live protection when in reality the protection they have in place is very little'. Photo: Susan Jefferies

Each IT product, from the cheapest mobile phone to the most expensive piece of corporate IT architecture, is sold with some basic built-in security protection.

It has not been uncommon in the past for many businesses to rely on this standard level of protection, for example by using the anti-virus software which comes bundled with a business PC. The temptation to do this is even higher at a time when IT budgets are being squeezed...

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