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RE: Fwd: - Homeland Security seeks cyber counterattack system(Einstein 3.0)

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Tue Oct 07 12:18:46 2008

On Mon, 6 Oct 2008, Buhrmaster, Gary wrote:
The Federal Government (through its "Trusted Internet
Connection" initiative) is trying to limit the number
of entry points into the US Government networks.
(As I recall from 4000 interconnects to around 50,
where both numbers have a high percentage of politics
in the error bar.)

Assuming you were on an advisory panel, what advice would you give the US Government how to protect and defend its networks and ability to maintain service?

Most government networks and services depend on private network operators
at some level.