Who's got your mail?
I'm always amazed by the various ways that security deficiencies find their way to the top of the ocean -- you know, that ocean we're all trying to boil.
Last week, one of the managers in our sales department discovered a security lapse by chance. He had terminated one of his sales associates and wanted to review that person's email for correspondence related to outstanding sales deals. We give such managers access to their reports' Exchange mail for just this sort of situation.
The manager was typing in the person's name, and it auto-filled before he could finish. So he clicked OK and started looking around. But hold on -- the inbox seemed to belong to one of our executives, not the terminated sales associate. Auto-fill had provided the name of the executive, and the sales manager hadn't noticed. That wasn't a problem -- but how was it that he had then been able to open the inbox?
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