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Re: Network security: The auditors point of view
On Sun, 9 Dec 2001, Sean Donelan wrote: > > On Sun, 9 Dec 2001, Patrick Greenwell wrote: > > I have no personal knowledge of the DOI's infrastructure, and unless you > > do, I think we're all left to speculate as to whether or not the "home > > page server" of the DOI had access to the Indian trust data. My > > speculation would be that it does if it's Internet connected... > > The great thing about our government is public oversight. It may be > embarrassing to the managers involved, but Interior's computer security > is detailed in several places. Really an excellent point. On a somewhat tangential note, would Internet security be aided if businesses were held to higher degrees of public disclosure and/or accountability? Not that it would ever happen of course, but I think the discussion around the question could be intriguing....