Security's weakest links

Thursday, 26 May 2005, 11:27 AM EST

Not a month has gone by in 2005 without a far-reaching computer security breach making the nightly news hour. Headliners compelled to walk the plank of shame include Bank of America -- the nation's second-largest bank -- Ameritrade, Polo Ralph Lauren, and LexisNexis.

Going, going, gone are the days when gross security breaches can be shielded from public scrutiny.

By Bob Francis at Computerworld.

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