John:

On Thu, 10 January 2002, jpcarr@tredegar.com wrote:

> Interesting if this comes about.    What would it mean for Sys Admins who
> are responible?   Would they start to view which platform they pick with a
> slightly different criteria??   Hmm

As I understand the article, it would result in SysAdmins taking less 
responsibility since it could be somewhat shifted to the platform or package 
vendors. The responsibility is technically now solely on the SysAdmins (or up 
the chain of authority in the given organization).

Tom Liotta

> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Study: Hold Vendors Liable for Security Breaches
>
> A new report issued Tuesday by the National Academy of Sciences
> adds yet another voice to the chorus warning that the nation's
> information systems are poorly protected.
>
> http://extreme.ziffdavis.com/cgi-bin10/flo?y=eNsp0DXtkO0FBc0dwT0A7


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Kent, WA 98032
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