Wednesday, January 16, 2013

File under WTF...

Your best employee is your most productive, right? Maybe he/she is TOO productive. Take this case... the top tech person at this firm outsourced his own job, and garnered top ratings for his "efforts."

A security audit of a US critical infrastructure company last year revealed that its star developer had outsourced his own job to a Chinese subcontractor and was spending all his work time playing around on the internet.

The firm's telecommunications supplier Verizon was called in after the company set up a basic VPN system with two-factor authentication so staff could work at home. The VPN traffic logs showed a regular series of logins to the company's main server from Shenyang, China, using the credentials of the firm's top programmer, "Bob".

Read more at The Register...

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