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Unisys: 'Consumerization' And Mobility Risks Are Key Drivers For Security Investments

Economy compels greater need for collaboration, more intelligent systems and better fraud prevention, according to security experts at Unisys
BLUE BELL, Pa., February 17, 2009 " The "consumerization" of technology and its blurring boundaries between personal and professional use of computers, sophisticated mobile phones and other devices, is forcing enterprises to rethink how they assess risk and protect data, according to security experts at Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS).

At same time, an increasingly mobile society and more mainstream uses for social networking sites create new potential security risks as the consumerization of technology continues to change the way people work and live. These converging trends will cause organizations to take a more integrated view of their security posture across all channels within and outside of their extended enterprises, as well as consider new uses for advanced solutions such as biometrics.

In this background, Unisys sees the following issues as security technology priorities:

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