Ready to get your federal computer license?

Steven M. Bellovin smb at cs.columbia.edu
Mon Aug 31 11:31:02 CDT 2009


On Mon, 31 Aug 2009 12:15:10 -0500
Reese <reese at inkworkswell.com> wrote:

> Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> > On Sun, 30 Aug 2009 10:59:34 +1000, Jeff Young said:
> >> Having met more than a few people in government IT, all jokes
> >> aside, I think they're pretty well equipped to know when and if
> >> they need to disconnect from the Internet, even without an
> >> executive order. 
> > 
> > Department of the Interior had *how* many court-ordered
> > disconnections?
> 
> Does this tread on open "secrets," inside knowledge, or hoped-for
> info? Just asking, I'm guessing you know something I don't and I'd
> like to be in on it.
> 
I'm not sure what you're asking.  Those disconnections were
well-covered in the press.  Start with
http://www.doi.gov/news/grilesmemo.htm but there's a lot more that a
quick google search will find.


		--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb




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