[svlug] sparcstation 5: first steps
steffl at bigfoot.com
Mon Jun 4 17:58:02 PDT 2001
Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:
> On Sat, 2 Jun 2001, Rick Moen wrote:
> > begin Dagmar d'Surreal quotation:
> > > Well, this where the magic phrase "proper policies and procedures"
> > > comes into play.
> > On a good day, those will suffice -- and you won't have people changing
> > their BIOS passwords before turning the machine back in, resigning, and
> > then becoming impossible to reach. And you won't have people changing
> > their passwords and neglecting to tell their supervisors. On a good day.
> Unable to reach? It seems you think I'm talking about politely asking the
> user to surrender the BIOS password. By no means am I talking about
> anything other than LEGAL action. A company that can afford to pass out
> notebooks to it's employees can almost certainly afford to press criminal
> and/or civil charges against a former employee who engages in misdeeds
> such as this.
user forgets the password. what legal action can they take?
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