By Nancy Sudheer
November 17, 2009
Security accounts for only 10 to 20 per cent of overall IT budgets
within UAE enterprises - well below global standards.
There is awareness, say experts, but security is still often viewed with
a closed mind.
IT security is not just about protecting the perimeter but has evolved
as Web 2.0 and social media have taken the limelight. Employees are
increasingly becoming mobile, which makes it important for organisations
to consider cloud computing and software as a service (Saas) as parts of
their security strategies.
However security companies have seen a change since 2008 as threats have
increased greatly and this has changed the priorities of many
organisations in the region.
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