Fwd: cnn.com - Homeland Security seeks cyber counterattack system(Einstein 3.0)

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 14:01:07 CDT 2008


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On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 11:55 AM,  <Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu> wrote:

> On Tue, 07 Oct 2008 14:13:08 EDT, "Steven M. Bellovin" said:
>
>> Right.  The US government is a *huge* operation.  Suppose you were the
>> CIO or the CSO for the US government (excluding the classified stuff)
>> -- what is the proper cybersecurity strategy?
>
> Step 1: Figure out what I actually *have* already.
>

Step 2: Baseline your traffic patterns/usage.

- - ferg

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