Boeing security

So the court said Matthew Neumann and Nicholas Tides were properly fired in 2008 for violating company policy of disclosing company information to the media, in this case the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, without company authorization.

In 2007, the PI wrote: “Boeing and its external auditors have rated the company’s inability to patch database and software development security holes as a ’significant deficiency’ with the computer infrastructure since 2004 — the first year it had to comply with the 2002 law. The failure has been deemed serious enough that for three years in a row, finance teams have spent the last 45 days of each year testing whether financial numbers are correct.

from Wired.