You can't secure what you don't acknowledge.SM

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Cox Communications telecom outage highlights the need for better security processes

This is one of those often-overlooked security operations weaknesses that ends up being one of the most vicious. A fired Cox Communications worker hacks back in and wreaks havoc:

http://www.scmagazineus.com/Former-Cox-employee-who-shut-down-911-sentenced-to-five-months-in-prison/article/104120/

Also a good reason to watch the "watchers". Funny thing that many people in IT forget: there's this thing called change management that helps quite well in these situations.

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