Forwarded from: "Ian Fraser M (EPA)" <Ian.M.Fraserat_private> Ah excuse me but isn't this what CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) is all about? Asymmetric warfare is about exploiting your opponents vulnerabilities so whilst it takes months or years for the US bureaucracy to react, a small team of in-expensive, motivated, individuals have already been and gone..... -----Original Message----- From: InfoSec News [mailto:isnat_private] Sent: Friday, 22 March 2002 4:04 PM To: isnat_private Subject: [ISN] Senators propose high-tech SWAT team http://news.com.com/2100-1023-865307.html By Reuters March 20, 2002, 4:45 PM PT Two senators introduced a bill Wednesday that would create a high-tech SWAT team of science and technology experts who would help the United States recover from cyberattacks on computer and communications networks. The bill would create teams of high-tech experts who would volunteer to help during an emergency, similar to existing programs for search-and-rescue and medical volunteers. It would also set up a "reserve" of experts who could be contacted by emergency personnel. [...] - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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