IT Departments Bandwidth Nazis, Says Security Consultant

Watching a Security Matters video interview with Security Consultant Gordon Bruce, an interesting term came up at the 21:39 mark referring to IT departments affectionately as "bandwidth Nazis". Do IT departments act as fascistic bandwidth police in the installs that you come across? Share your thoughts.

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