CHAPTER 8 Securing Access to the Data

"Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash register open and the toilets locked. They must think toilet paper is worth more than money."

—Joey Bishop

Look at the quote at the beginning of this chapter. True, isn't it? In the average office building it is harder for the average person to get office supplies than it is to access important, even damaging, personal information. In my home city of Nashville, Tennessee, thieves broke into the Election Commission and stole laptops with all the names of the voters for the city. What the devil were the people thinking who allowed this data to reside on a portable device? The election administrator was quoted as saying "Thank goodness they didn't get the ...

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