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source code that USED to be owned by AT&T
did not even qualify for action. Salomon legal stated Salomon has a lower
obligation for third-party copyrights than they did for software they
contracted for themselves, like Sybase. Salomon didn't have a UNIX source
license, so obviously the employee had gotten it elsewhere.

In the following statistic, it was the only non-Salomon source code.

We went from zero monitoring of Internet email traffic to...

> On 3/21/96 we had our first security incident report.
>
> By 3/26/96 we had an astonishing 38,000 lines of proprietary source code
> outbound.
>
> We were mentally unprepared. Figuratively we were pulling our hair out
> wondering when the madness would stop.
>
> It never did.


As I said, the results of keyword monitoring were stunning.


If you look up computer security literature and read up on security incidents,
you'll notice none are more articulate about inside-employee incidents other
than to describe the people as "disgruntled employees".

Wrong.

I'll go over some of the major categories of incidents I encountered.
Keyword monitoring is abstract to most people; these results show
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