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Anatomy Of A Break-In

Stefan Tilkov,

A large multinational company was about to undergo a full security audit, and the CIO didn’t want any surprises. He was looking for advance warning of any problems that might be discovered in the formal audit so he could be ready with a remediation plan.

A nice story, as long as it doesn’t happen to you … [via erp4it]

On January 31, 2006 12:23 AM, Doug said:

The mind boggles.

The CEO of a company “responsible for critical elements of physical infrastructures around the world” used his first name as a password?

And his secretary had his password? And she couldn’t remember that it was his first name so she wrote it down on a piece of paper that she kept in her desk?

On January 31, 2006 7:28 AM, Stefan Tilkov said:

Yes - it makes one wonder what the best security measures are worth if such things happen … and my guess is they happen all the time, and everywhere :-)