still got a job?
So Park's policies, or inadequate information security policies lead to a disaster costing £1.5m
Does he still have a job? Bet he's learnt his lesson now.
I'm not surprised, government organisations always are slow to put in put place suitable procedures, policies. Having said that, I worked on one project where security was paramount and the USB ports were locked down. In fact, later they made it a crime to even be seen with a USB stick on site. But that's not your average branch of government I hasten to add.
I remember working for one very well know and very important part of government, back in the end of the 1990's, if they wanted to order electronic components for a major development project taking place, we couldn't just ring up the supplier and place an order, heck, we couldn't even fax the order...how was the order placed? Write up the order on a form, send it to the typing pool at another location, have them type up the order onto more paper and then send it through snail mail to the supplier!
So a week's wait just to place an order! Heaven forbid trying to place the order through a web site!