"Yesterday I heard of a government agency where the manager
required employees to post their account names and passwords on a
bulletin board, so they could get into each other's systems in case
one of them was out for a day. This was told to me, along with
examples of other security policy lapses, by an IT consultant who
works for government agencies.
"Many workers in human services, she told me, are reluctant to
provide data that would be useful to improve the services. She'd
like to track homeless people as they move from one jurisdiction to
another for instance, to provide better continuity of service and
find out what works and what doesn't..."