Sys admin: friend or foe?

Thursday, 21 July 2005, 3:20 PM EST

The first line of defense for almost every organization is typically the system administrator. This is the person that actively interacts with the company network on a daily basis, and by extension has intimate knowledge of it. So it stands to reason that this person would hopefully be the first to notice any signs of possible compromise would it not? Sadly that is often not the case. Whether it is due to a lack of IT Training, complacency, or laziness is anyone’s guess.

By Don Parker at WindowSecurity.com

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