TITLE

Pretext of Drama at H-P

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Oct2006, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the controversy over the corporate security of Hewlett-Packard Co. and alleged pretexting by hired guns of board chairman Patricia Dunn in California. It is noted that a subcontracted investigative firm, Security Outsourcing Solutions Inc., was hired to track down supposed board of director leaks to the media. According to federal government materials, pretexting is the practice of getting personal information under false pretenses.
ACCESSION #
22710602

 

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