A small survey of I.T. professionals shows that many health care organizations still have a long way to go when it comes to data security.

The Web-based survey of 196 health care CIOs and others found that about 60% of respondents’ organizations spend 3% or less of their I.T. budget on information security. That  level is similar to the results of the same survey a year ago.Other findings of the survey, conducted by the Chicago-based Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and sponsored by Symantec Corp., a Mountain View, Calif.-based data security technology vendor, include:

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