Security review uncovers rampant virus infections

Monday, 11 October 2004, 5:00 PM EST

When the call came, I wasn't surprised. The voice at the other end of the line said, "Our network security analysis tool has found something we call 'suspicion indicators' on your network. I think you need to look at this right away." I had a sick feeling as my mind raced to the conversations I would soon be having with senior management. I tried to focus on the conversation at hand.

After several years of network security consulting in health care, financial services and high-tech companies, I had accepted a full-time position at a not-so-high-tech company, thinking it would be an easy, kick-back kind of job with a regular paycheck.

C.J. Kelly at Computerworld.

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