TechWeb: Task Force: Internet Security Holes Rampant

“More than half of businesses on the Internet leave themselves
open to security breaches because they fail to safeguard

“That is the finding of an Internet-security task force boasting
some of the biggest names in the computer industry. The task force
collects information from its members about Internet security.”

“A survey of e-businesses discovered one-half to
three-quarters of businesses connected to the Internet have at
least one of 20 known security holes.
While some businesses
take steps such as installing firewalls to protect themselves, most
fail to employ adequate safeguards.”

“CMGI, Cisco Systems, and Verio are among task force