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Re: your mail

  • From: Pawlukiewicz Jane
  • Date: Wed Aug 21 10:33:12 2002

Sounds like a nuclear power plant I used to work at. Except the nuke
plants don't trust the marines to do the job. They hire and train their
own security teams. 

I had to go through more screening to work there than anything I've gone
through re security clearances and the government. The scary thing is,
(IMHO) the nuclear industry is being held up as the model for all other
industries re security. 

Of course, there isn't the issue of many companies sharing one facility,
which makes things far more interesting. A colo is no place for guns,


David Lesher wrote:
> Unnamed Administration sources reported that N. Richard Solis said:
> >
> >
> > If you haven't worked in an environment where you had to turn in your
> > cellphone and pager at the front desk, show a badge to a camera around every
> > corner, and get your office keys from a vending machine you dont know what
> > real security looks like.
> You missed the places w/ real security. That's where the very
> polite Marine Security Guard with the 870 shotgun asks to see
> your badge again...
> --
> A host is a host from coast to
> & no one will talk to a host that's close........[v].(301) 56-LINUX
> Unless the host (that isn't close).........................pob 1433
> is busy, hung or dead....................................20915-1433

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