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Loyalties Die Hard

Sep 01, 20031 min
CSO and CISOIdentity Management Solutions

“The employees who are left behind are as much of an issue as the employee who was terminated,” he says. Former coworkers, out of a misplaced sense of loyalty, may reconnect the terminated employee with the network. Sometimes that involves allowing him to recover “personal” information from his workstation. Or a former coworker might provide a terminated individual with an archive of his e-mail, allowing him to stay in touch with former customers. In other cases, individuals had their e-mail accounts re-enabled or were granted renewed VPN access. “It does happen

it’s not fiction,” he says, “and it’s surprisingly difficult to identify when it has happened, and who did it.”