Former IT manager, current security threat?

Wednesday, 23 March 2005, 10:22 AM EST

In the wake of the dot-com crash and numerous financial scandals that have rudely ushered in the new millennium, we've become accustomed to seeing corporate executives sentenced to prison.

Martha Stewart, of course, just completed her stay in a federal facility, while former WorldCom CEO Bernie Ebbers may soon trade pinstripes for a different kind of striped attire. But, for me at least, it was a little jarring last Wednesday to read this headline: IT Manager Sentenced to Prison in Hacking Case.

By Chris Nerney at Datamation.

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