could you also do this for us?

Adrian (Lane) authored an absolutely awesome article atop the (damn, no more ‘a’ words to use…) latest Securosis friday summary post.

It had started innocently enough…

Yeah, just go read the story! If you’re worked in IT for 6 months or more, you know how this goes, on various levels. From small requests snowballing into larger requests, to creep in network, to “temporary” things becoming permanent things, to how despite how much you strive to do things one way, all it takes it one (even innocent!) person to do it another way and it breaks down consistency…and so on.