The access process for the service portal of a global technology manufacturing company had a serious flaw. Once in the portal, anyone could get in and download the materials they needed to compete with the technology company’s authorized partners to service its products.
It was a global threat to the lucrative service contract line of business. At the same time, easy access to the portal was an important feature of the company’s commitment to its authorized partners. The IP manager would have to make a strong case if he had any hope of getting management to buy in to an investment in controls. But he couldn’t put a number on the losses.
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