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RE: Every incident is an opportunity (was Re: Hackers hit key Internet traffic computers)
On Sun, 11 Feb 2007, Sean Donelan wrote: > > On Sat, 10 Feb 2007, Stasiniewicz, Adam wrote: > > Sean makes a good point, but there is one small problem with his > > suggestions. He is preaching to the choir. > > Just trying to get the choir to sing on key. Of course, I know the choir > will probably spin off singing 18 different songs. > > Local interest. > > The next security incident, can the security experts in the US talk about > what US readers can do. Experts in Europe talk about European readers can > do. Experts in China, Australia, India, Brazil, Antarctica talk about > what readers in those areas can do. > > I have no idea when, where or what the next incident will be, but can > guess it will involve the usual problems. > > Turn on automatic update, turn off services you don't use, don't believe > everything you read on the net. Preaching to the choir indeed, only the choir is not the users. The Internet is not a secure place and we can force no one to secure their computers. We can throw them off our networks if they don't, as they cost us more than they pay. Gadi.