Security Intelligence [Was: Re: Netblock reassigned from Chile to US ISP...]

Gadi Evron ge at linuxbox.org
Sun Dec 14 19:44:30 CST 2008


On Sun, 14 Dec 2008, Rich Kulawiec wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 05:51:13PM +0900, Randy Bush wrote:
>> but you need to be much more specific about what you want from
>> medium and smaller isps, and what the immediate payoffs (cf. the
>> financial secions of the newpaper) will be to them to justify the costs.
>
> Inferior people look solely for financial payoff.  Superior people
> recognize their fundamental obligation to prevent their operation from
> being a menace to others, and do it based on ethics.

They don't need t be moral, they need to understand 4 years down the line 
it will cost them significantly to the point of losing a lot of business. 
A good example is registrars. They lose quite a bit now.

Foresight on security is not something that really works.

> ---Rsk
>




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