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Re: Scaled Back Cybersecuruty
- From: Bryan Bradsby
- Date: Tue Jan 14 16:21:19 2003
> One problem with notifications typically (that I've seen) is that there is
> no one to notify...
We tried notifications to the netblock owner for every incident that
exceeded a reasonable threshold. 
It takes a lot of time to find netblock owners. Even after investing
self to try to make the net a better place, the satisfactory response rate
is very small.
> there may be an email address, but most likely that's not even
> recieve less than 1 in 3K responses :(
We may not have time to answer each of the mechanized notifications, but
we process and respond to each incident. If only every ISP did at least
> To start fixing this problem every ISP really needs some security folks
> dedicated to customer security issues...
I am the point of contact for the net in the sig below. We take all
network abuse notifications seriously, and follow up with our customers.
I am not hard to find.
whois -h whois.arin.net bb122-arin
> Hopefully, once there are security folks at all ISP's the ISP's will be
> able to speak intelligently and civily to each other to cooperate and
> contain problems.
At your service,
Texas State Government Net
NOC: 512-475-2432 877-472-4848
If all the world's a stage, I want to operate the trap door.
-- Paul Beatty
 (see: "Firewall Seen" by Robert Graham)