CIOs to Slow Down Spending on IT Security

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    Ericka Chickowski

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Gartner recommends that more mature organizations can safely reduce security spending by 3 to 6 percent of their overall IT budgets through 2011.
Security has been a strong contender in the IT market over the last year, defying all other economic indicators as technology departments worldwide have struggled with securing data as it is scattered by the digital winds. But the rapid growth of this market is due for a cool down according to Gartner analysts, who last week predicted that now that many organizations have successfully updated their security programs, they're planning on reducing the percentage of IT budgets dedicated to protection. Channel Insider looks at some of the stats and prognostications from Gartner analysts.
This article was originally published on 2010-06-23