IT Admins Gone Wild!

Winn has been featured in an article at InfoWorld titled “IT Admins Gone Wild: 5 Rogues to Watch Out For.” Years of experience in the security world allowed him to add a real-life situation to the mix.

Winn Schwartau, chairman of smartphone security company Mobile Active Defense, says he was doing independent consulting for a financial services company in 2003 when it discovered one of its sys admins was running a fee-based porn site on his work desktop, using an external modem and a partitioned hard drive. The modem was discovered during a routine scan of the network for rogue communications devices, which led them to the porn site, Schwartau says.

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