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Harvard Suffers Data Breach Spanning Multiple Schools, Administration Networks
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7/10/2015 | 10:02:33 AM
Re: A "hack" indeed
You should see what the U of Michigan's security looks like.  Very, very sad state of affairs currently.  I've seen spunges with more security.  However, there appears to be a new breed of security leadership at the UofM.  I hope they can overcome the culture of "anything goes".  They also need to stop the practice of employees being allowed to have a personel folder on their workstations where NO ONE, including security staff, are allowed to look at.  If caught you could face disciplinary actions, up to and including termination for cause. Things may have changed, but that was the way it was when I spent some time there.  Just imagine if some sicko was storing child porn in his "personal" folder.  Since no one is allowed to look in there, there would be no way to detect it.  Liberal madness at its finest...

But let me state again that this was the way it was several years back.  Things may have changed, or are changing for the better.  Cudo's and good luck to the IT and Security staff fighting the good fight at UofM.  Changing the security culture of any organization is a slow and usually thankless job...
Joe Stanganelli
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7/3/2015 | 10:59:25 AM
A "hack" indeed
What do you wanna bet it's MIT kids?  ;)


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