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Anti-spyware software is big business in the UK

Anti-virus software has long been a staple in corporate PCs. This trend continues, with the exception that the majority of businesses in the UK now use anti-spyware scanning software as well.

Anti-virus software has long been a staple in corporate PCs. This trend continues, with the exception that the majority of businesses in the UK now use anti-spyware scanning software as well. We have no real reason to expect the trend to be different over in the US.

Read: If you are not using anti-spyware tools in your company, you are among the minority.

Protecting against malware in the UK

Anti-spyware is now mainstream. Which anti-spyware software do you use?

[Source: BERR Information Security Breaches Survey 2008]

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This chart comes from page 8 of the Information Security Breaches Survey (ISBS) 2008.

According to the report, the data was obtained using a quantitative telephone survey of 1,007 randomly selected companies in the UK via a structured questionnaire. Interviews took place between October 2007 and January 2008.

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Paul Mah is a writer and blogger who lives in Singapore, where he has worked for a number of years in various capacities within the IT industry. Paul enjoys tinkering with tech gadgets, smartphones, and networking devices.

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Anti-spyware is now mainstream. Which anti-spyware software do you use?

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