Businesses put a lot of effort into stopping attacks from external hackers and other criminals. But often it’s those with insider access to the company’s IT systems who can cause the most damage.
If your company is anything like the organizations looked at in this recent survey, it may be time to protect your network against the risks posed by unhappy current and former employees.
A network administrator accused of sabotaging his employer’s computer system has already been sentenced to prison time — now he’s being ordered to pay a huge fine as well. His crime? According to him, it was following his employer’s policy.
We reported earlier on the story about the network administrator who was arrested for withholding passwords. He has now learned exactly what the punishment will be for doing what he claimed was just part of his job.
As we reported earlier, the former network admin who was arrested for withholding passwords was due to be sentenced this month. A judge has now pushed the date back.