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

Marshall Eubanks tme at multicasttech.com
Tue Oct 7 14:05:00 CDT 2008


On Oct 7, 2008, at 3:01 PM, Paul Ferguson wrote:

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> On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 11:55 AM,  <Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu> wrote:
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>> On Tue, 07 Oct 2008 14:13:08 EDT, "Steven M. Bellovin" said:
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>>> 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 0. DON"T PANIC.

>>>
>>
>> Step 1: Figure out what I actually *have* already.
>>
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> Step 2: Baseline your traffic patterns/usage.
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> - - ferg
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> -- 
> "Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
> Engineering Architecture for the Internet
> fergdawgster(at)gmail.com
> ferg's tech blog: http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/
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