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Re: Hi, we're from the government and we're here to help

  • From: Henry R. Linneweh
  • Date: Tue Mar 14 22:16:36 2000

Yeah I remember that back in 1990 CERT was the pheer word...

Chris Brenton wrote:

> Randy Bush wrote:
> >
> > centralization has generally not scaled well on the internet.  heck, even
> > cert used to be quite useful.  then the problem grew a bit too much.
>
> The problem grew too much or the organization didn't keep up with the
> times?
>
> Back when CERT was started there was no Bugtraq, NTBugtraq, Incidents,
> etc. mailing lists. Today its these resources that are getting the word
> out the quickest with the greatest level of detail. Don't see CERT doing
> anything any different today than they did 5-7 years ago. The difference
> is that these other groups are doing it quicker so the perception is
> that CERT is less effective.
>
> Cheers,
> Chris
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