Corporate layoffs create security havoc for IT pros

Thursday, 4 July 2002, 2:43 AM EST

For companies like bankrupt energy trader Enron Corp. and now financially embarrassed WorldCom Inc., laying off thousands of employees means there simply may be too many security holes to patch up before employees are given their pink slips. And that means there are many ways back into the company's network for any disgruntled employee who would like some revenge to help make up for a lost job and possibly squandered retirement funds and stock options.

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