IT Regulations May Weaken Security

The financial costs of regulations may render networks less secure.

The financial costs of regulations may render networks less secure.

New legislation in the United States and better funding for regulatory authorities in the developing world are putting an increasing burden on business, said Richard Hackworth, group head of IT security at HSBC. In some cases the financial costs may render networks less secure by forcing companies to adapt networks to suit regulation, rather than allowing IT managers to make the final decisions.

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