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50% of Ex-Employees Can Still Access Corporate Apps
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8/21/2017 | 8:00:23 AM
Human Resource Failure
So I am not surprised by this at all.  Having just departed one firm for another, better paying, job --- I was still able to check my ex-employee email for about 2 weeks.  As an IT Site Engineer, I had access to critical resources.  Never did damage, I am a Pro and I left on my own choice.  But this shows that HR and IT do NOT talk together.  HR should have a univesal around-the-world policy of 24 hour (or less) termination of account access.  Email preservation.  Archive of data.   And test to make sure the account(s) are indeed closed.  This is just common sense and if companies wonder why they are hacked?  Look not too much further than this article.


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