Ready to get your federal computer license?

David Hiers hiersd at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 15:06:34 CDT 2009


> Highly unlikely that 3 years is sufficient time to devise a certification,

No big deal; they could just adopt the CISSP/GIAC cert without
modification as an interim step.  Existing certs are already being
used in some court cases:
http://www.wisbar.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home&TEMPLATE=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&CONTENTID=70438



> Unintended consequences - will this encourage the head of an agency to
> instead say "screw it" and *not* use any cybersecurity services?

Not likely.  Corporate Officers must already make decisions that meet
a wide range of existing "reasonable man" tests with respect to
security.  This is not the only law/regulation in existence.



David




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