Recommendation in Australia for ISPs to force user security?
ge at linuxbox.org
Tue Jun 22 18:30:12 UTC 2010
"A government report into cybercrime has recommended that internet
service providers (ISPs) force customers to use antivirus and firewall
software or risk being disconnected.
Committee chair Belinda Neal said in her introduction to the 262-page
report titled "Hackers, Fraudsters and Botnets: Tackling the Problem of
Cyber Crime" that due to the exponential growth of malware and other
forms of cybercrime in recent years, "the expectation that end users
should or can bear the sole responsibility for their own personal online
security is no longer a tenable proposition".
"We need to apply the same energy and commitment given to national
security and the protection of critical infrastructure to the cybercrime
threats that impact on society more generally," she said."
More information about the NANOG