[LINK] DBCDE tender - Whatthe?

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Fri Feb 29 09:38:05 EST 2008


Roger Clarke wrote:
> So does this mean that AusCERT is to have the rug pulled from under it?
> http://national.auscert.org.au/render.html?cid=2999

one would guess they would be expected to bid for the gig...

there is also the ASIC contribution at fido.gov.au


> 
> 
> At 23:47 +1100 28/2/08, Paul Brooks wrote:
>>      Request for Tender for the National E-Security Alert Service for
>>      Home Users and Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
>>
>>
>>        Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
>>        (Canberra, ACT)
>>
>> Description:     The Department of Broadband, Communications and the 
>> Digital Economy has released a Request for Tender for a suitably 
>> qualified organisation to design, develop and implement a National 
>> E-Security Alert Service for Home Users and Small and Medium Sized 
>> Enterprises (NAS) The NAS will be a free subscription service which 
>> provides information and advice in plain English to Internet-connected 
>> home users and small and medium sized enterprises on the latest 
>> e-security threats and vulnerabilities in an Australian context.
>> Special Notes:
>> Due Date:     20 March 2008, 2:00:00 PM EST
>> Documents Online:     Web Link 
>> <https://www.tenders.gov.au/?event=public.atm.show&ATMUUID=3AF68183-D294-BAF4-7BA9D0E7C21FF2B7> 
>>
>> Contact Details:     Edwina Barton
>> edwina.barton at dbcde.gov.au
>>
>>
>> I wonder just how many Home Users and SMEs will have the requisite 
>> background to effectively absorb, or even care to read, these 
>> advisories no matter how plain the English is.
>> With e-security threats originating globally, how is this going to be 
>> of any more benefit than the alerts already popped up by 
>> Nortons/F-Secure/pick-your-favourite.
>>
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