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Re: Scaled Back Cybersecuruty

  • From: Rajesh Talpade
  • Date: Tue Jan 14 15:41:09 2003

> > 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.


So what's a good place to look for security requirements in RFPs for 
hardware/software vendors ?

Thanks.
Rajesh.





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