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cramer
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join:2007-04-10
Raleigh, NC
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reply to aryoba

Re: Burned by IP INSPECT -- My Own Personal Journey

Cost and speed trump security.

And for the record, the only .gov systems I've ever known to use encryption are systems carrying sensitive information. ("top secret", "classified", etc. i.e. not for the public to see. I couldn't believe the shear volume of crap they stamp sensitive -- 'tho partly because they don't want to take any time evaluating it.)


aryoba
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join:2002-08-22
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said by cramer:

Cost and speed trump security.

Basically network security is about where and how technical understanding your company lawyers are. In one of my previous company, we got Infrastructure Security VP that had JD and MBA degrees in addition to network engineering and support background that enabled him to see eye to eye with anybody; management and technical people; which helped tremendously in implementing policies and procedures. So no fancy nor frivolous stuff, just necessary things to keep the cost minimal yet we still passed the network security audit and compliance