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Re: Trends in network operator security

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Fri Jan 10 01:28:42 2003


On Thu, 9 Jan 2003, Sean Donelan wrote:

>
> On Thu, 9 Jan 2003, Pete Kruckenberg wrote:
> > Would be nice to see all tier-X service providers provide
> > more (working) knobs and response teams to help their
> > customers and peers track, diagnose and defend and protect
> > themselves against security attacks.
>
> Symantec charges between $1,000-$2,000/month for a small or mid-size
> company.
>
> http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A28625-2003Jan8.html
>
> Every major tier-1 service provider I know has a professional services
> consulting team customers can hire to help with security.
>
>

I think pete's thing was more that all isp's should have 24/7 security
folks on call/staff that can track attacks/incidents and hand that
tracking off to their partners at other isp's as they reach the edge of
their network.

Say, what about a consulting service that does this for all large isps :)





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