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Re: Scaled Back Cybersecuruty
- From: Avi Freedman
- Date: Tue Jan 14 14:28:51 2003
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> Vijay the Budget Master wrote:
: Avi Freedman <email@example.com> writes:
:> Perhaps the Feds (and maybe states) could use their purchasing power
:> to effect change. Short of that, or regulation, the I don't see how
:> the serious issues we have with the 'net will get resolved.
:> I suppose that the "problem" is likely that people don't understand
:> what a nice actually well-written worm could/would do if it were
:> targeted at the infrastructure.
: People do. I've been beating this particular horse for a while now,
: and we are starting to deploy the capex hammer. I suggest others start
: to do the same. See my presentation at the eugene nanog.
Many networks of sizable import have no capex budget, though - or
sometimes very little if no engineering resources. They all pay
attention to sales - and especially to RFIs and RFQs from the Feds,