Ready to get your federal computer license?

cmaurand at xyonet.com cmaurand at xyonet.com
Sat Aug 29 18:23:54 CDT 2009


I don't know, but #2 reads more like: If the president orders it,
compromised federal websites or federal websites under attack can be
ordered off the internet.  That doesn't look to me like they can shut you
down or require you to be a certified cyber-security person.

--Curtis

> I must have missed the phrasing that says "nobody else can make an
> independent decision regarding any security measure above and beyond the
> minimum standards"...
>
> I'll go back and look for that.
>
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> Scott
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> Florian Weimer wrote:
>> * Scott Morris:
>>
>>
>>> I'm trying really hard to find my "paranoia hat", and just to relieve
>>> some boredom I read the entire bill to try to figure out where this was
>>> all coming from....
>>>
>>> "(2) may declare a cybersecurity emergency and order the limitation or
>>> shutdown of Internet traffic to and from any compromised Federal
>>> Government or United States critical infrastructure information system
>>> or network;"
>>>
>>
>> Wouldn't this mean you're allowed to set emergency ACLs only if a
>> cybersecurity emergency has been declared by the President?
>>
>>
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