An ugly look inside your firewall

Monday, 19 September 2005, 11:53 AM EST

Author Dan Verton, a former Computerworld reporter, has collected buckets full of tales - many of them far more serious, some downright criminal - in his new book entitled The Insider: A True Story. While every IT professional already knows that security threats from within are often more dangerous than those kept at bay by firewalls, the book shines a spotlight directly on the depth and breadth of the problem.

By Paul McNamara at Network World.

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