Getting Ready For Lay-offs Lay-offs are coming -- How should a CIO prepare....

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Getting Ready For Lay-offs Lay-offs are coming -- How should a CIO prepare....


Security Manual TemplateBig corporate layoffs are creating a nightmare of security risks as IT workers scramble to close down network connections and plug up dangerous holes as employees are walked out the door.

Some things CIO should do to minimize security risks include:

Laying off thousands of employees means there simply may be too many security holes to patch up before employees are given their pink slips. And that means there are many ways back into the company's network for any disgruntled employee who would like some revenge to help make up for a lost job and possibly squandered retirement funds and stock options.

Questions that the CIO should have answers to are: