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Attorney: Is it fair to say that, prior to March 24, 2000, you were not aware of [a] bug that allowed someone to enter the system? Bloomberg: That's correct. It's not just someone. You would have to work pretty hard to do it and have to be reasonably competent to do it. Attorney: Would it be fair to say that that bug was a dangerous threat to the security of your system? Bloomberg: Absolutely. -Testimony of Michael Bloomberg, U.S. v. Zezev New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg endured more than an hour of cross-examination during the 2003 criminal trial of Oleg Zezev, a Russian citizen later convicted of hacking Bloomberg LLP's network and making extortion demands. Bloomberg didn't make excuses for weaknesses in the company's digital infrastructure. He met the issue head-on. Is your CEO prepared to do that? Your company will undergo intense scrutiny if a case against a cybercrime suspect goes to trial. Your employees, from the IT staff to the corner office, will be cross-examined by defense attorneys, who will attack their competence, challenge their ... Access >>>
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