New user a security nightmare

Wednesday, 8 January 2003, 11:04 AM EST

As administrators, we often devote a lot of energy to external security. We install firewalls to protect the network from outside hackers. We use encryption to protect the data we send over the wire. We use group policies to control who has access and when. However, too often, we forget that the greatest threats can come from those who already have access to the network. I'm going to share the story of how one administrator dealt with an internal attack on her network and how it caused a reevaluation of internal security in her organisation.

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