C'mon, you can guess what they mean

Flashback just a few years, to before the financial group this pilot fish works for has gotten the bailout treatment.

"While reviewing a new security regulation, I saw one item that caused me a huge laugh," says fish. "It read: All passwords must be difficult to guess.

"I sent an email to the Audit and Compliance Department asking how I would know if my staff was in compliance, let alone me.

"There was no reply, but the requirement was not removed."

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