White House net security paper

Hank Nussbacher hank at efes.iucc.ac.il
Mon Jun 1 03:02:31 CDT 2009


At 04:43 PM 01-06-09 +0900, Randy Bush wrote:
> > network security is a "loss center".  not just a cost center, a *loss* 
> center.
> > non-bankrupt ISP's whose investors will make good multiples only staff 
> their
> > *profit* centers.
>
>this glib statement may have been true at the isps where you worked.  it
>is not true for the ones where i work(ed).

It is true at every ISP I have ever encountered.  I do not consider the 
statement glib.  -Hank





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