Be careful what you ask for

Monday, 23 April 2007, 9:10 AM EST

As I hinted in my previous column, we weren’t too pleased with the results of our recent risk assessment. We spent close to $100,000 so that a team of outside consultants could conduct a variety of penetration tests and vulnerability assessments against portions of our infrastructure. The good news is that our externally facing resources were fairly resilient and the contractors were unable to effectively hack into our internal network from the Internet. The bad news is that we’re soft on the inside.

At Computerworld.

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