Recommendation in Australia for ISPs to force user security?
joelja at bogus.com
Tue Jun 22 13:57:46 CDT 2010
not sure how they propose to enforce that, instrumentation approaches
that look inside the home gateway have a non-trivial falsh positive rate
and you've got a lot more hosts than ip addresses.
On 06/22/2010 11:30 AM, Gadi Evron wrote:
> "A government report into cybercrime has recommended that internet
> service providers (ISPs) force customers to use antivirus and firewall
> software or risk being disconnected.
> Committee chair Belinda Neal said in her introduction to the 262-page
> report titled "Hackers, Fraudsters and Botnets: Tackling the Problem of
> Cyber Crime" that due to the exponential growth of malware and other
> forms of cybercrime in recent years, "the expectation that end users
> should or can bear the sole responsibility for their own personal online
> security is no longer a tenable proposition".
> "We need to apply the same energy and commitment given to national
> security and the protection of critical infrastructure to the cybercrime
> threats that impact on society more generally," she said."
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