From the treatise “Computer Viruses and ‘False Authority Syndrome’ ” by Rob Rosenberger.
A rule of thumb: the first employee attacked by a computer virus will quickly rise to the position of office virus expert. “Trust me, I know what I’m talking about. I’ve been there.”
Sadly, managers often overlook more competent people when naming office virus experts. “The guy who practices safe computing is a nobody,” says CompuServe sysop Orville Fudpucker, “but all hail the jerk who barely survived an attack.”