Former Cisco engineer sentenced to prison for deleting 16k Webex accounts


A former Cisco engineer was sentenced this week to 24 months in prison for accessing Cisco’s network without authorization after he left the company and then destroying servers that hosted infrastructure for the Cisco Webex Teams service.

Sudhish Kasaba Ramesh, 31, of San Jose, was formally charged earlier this year in July and pleaded guilty a month later in August.

According to court documents, Ramesh worked for Cisco between July 2016 and April 2018, when he resigned and joined another company.

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Source: ZDNet