[LINK] DBCDE tender - Whatthe?
karl at karl.net.au
Fri Feb 29 09:52:33 EST 2008
Rachel, Paul, Linkers,
I think this 'product' is to be a friendly front-end to AUSCERT, one
which joe-sixpack can comprehend.
Rather than 10 screens of information cming through on a specific
vulnerability, ,the message might be like this:
From: Your trusted government security centre
To: Joe Sixpack
Subject: New Security risk in Windoze XP
A new problem has been found with your computer. Please click here to
run the update for your system.
...and remember kids, never click on a link in an unsolicited email.
It could link to anything!
From the team at your trusted government security centre.
If they can come up with a decent way of implementing it, it could be
>On Thu, 28 Feb 2008, 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.
>Rachel Polanskis Kingswood, Greater Western Sydney, Australia
>grove at zeta.org.au http://www.zeta.org.au/~grove/grove.html
> The price of greatness is responsibility.
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