October 19, 2004 Dan Burger
Maybe your idea of bad security is leaving the front gate open at San Quentin. Although the prison guard responsible would likely get a harsh reprimand for such an error, there are iSeries and AS/400 security failures that are the equivalent of leaving the prison gate open 24/7. And if you think it doesn’t happen very often, you might want to read a white paper just released from PowerTech Group that was based on survey information collected during the past 18 months.
How bad is security on the iSeries? Let’s just say it’s not a pretty story. But it’s not