This Is Funny!Submitted by emalvini on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 20:52
This Is Funny!
Software Developer Outsources His Own Job, Gets Busted During Security Audit
Shane McGlaun (Blog)
January 16, 2013 10:00 AM
Bob gets busted bypassing business security
It comes as no surprise to anyone that it is typically much cheaper to have programming performed in China rather than in the U.S., as the work can typically done for a fraction of the cost. A security case involving this interesting dynamic between the U.S. and China has surfaced that's both funny and disturbing at the same time.
A developer for a U.S.-based critical infrastructure company simply called "Bob" was busted for outsourcing his programming job to China. Obviously, his employer had no idea what Bob was doing despite the fact that he had been receiving glowing performance reviews.