[linux-elitists] Security Vendor Cuts Ties With CERT

Aaron Sherman ajs@ajs.com
Wed Jan 29 06:50:05 PST 2003


On Wed, 2003-01-29 at 06:32, James Morris wrote:

> IMHO, this violates an important trust relationship with the community,
> and seems likely to lead to less reporting and coordination of security
> issues.
> 
> I'm not sure how long CERT have been doing this, but there are other
> organizations which also coordinate security issues and provide advance
> information only to paying customers.

Wouldn't said security vendor's response be to announce everywhere,
INCLUDING to CERT? Of course, if their concern is that CERT is charging
for a service that they want to provide....

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