Spyware Survey Reveals Flawed Network Security Practices

MJ Flood Technology, a leading provider of communications solutions today released the results of a major spyware survey, which reveals flawed network security practices by some Irish companies.  Almost one third of those questioned are leaving their networks exposed to profit-motivated attack by deploying anti-virus, firewalls or Internet filtering in the mistaken belief that these tools will block spyware.  70% of companies consider this rogue traffic a serious threat to business integrity, yet almost half are not scanning PCs with sufficient frequency and as little as one in three has actually committed IT budget to content management.

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