Despite government and industry organization emphasis on the importance of IT security to reduce corporate fraud, the levels of fraud will continue to increase in the next year, according to Security Park. The problem is growing because companies focus more on external threats when internal threats are more dangerous. And they're more dangerous in part because risks tied to employees are "moving targets," Logica UK's Tim Best says.
So what to do? Best suggests three key elements:
He points out that criminals will continue to devise new and creative ways to commit fraud and companies need to apply the same creativity and enthusiasm to their security policies and architecture.