Forwarded from: security curmudgeon <jerichoat_private> > http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2002/09/20020918-12.html Established by Executive Order 13231, NIAC will make recommendations regarding the security of the cyber and information systems of the United States' national security and economic critical infrastructures. The Committee will also examine ways that partnerships between the public and private sectors can be enhanced to improve cyber security. Let's break down this advisory board by title... 1 Chairman/President/CEO 8 Chairman/CEO 2 President/CEO 3 Chairman 1 Vice Chairman 2 CEO 1 COO 1 President 1 Executive Vice President 1 Governor 1 Mayor 1 Police Comissioner 1 Chief of Police That's a whole bunch of people that likely get their e-mail printed and handed to them. Now, let's see if any of them have an interesting track record with security... > Alfred R. Berkeley III, Vice Chairman, NASDAQ Stockmarket Inc. http://www.attrition.org/mirror/attrition/1999/09/14/www.nasdaq-amex.com http://www.attrition.org/mirror/attrition/1999/09/15/www.nasdaq-amex.com Domain Name: NASDAQ-AMEX.COM Administrative Contact: Nasd DNS Admin (ND542-ORG) nasdadminat_private Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc 9513 Keywest Ave Rockville , MD 20850 US 301.590.6856 Fax- 301.590.6374 > L. George Martinez, Chairman, Sterling Bank and Sterling Bancshares Inc. http://www.attrition.org/mirror/attrition/2001/04/15/www.banksterling.com Domain Name: BANKSTERLING.COM Administrative Contact: Throgmorton, David (DT5737) throgmorat_private Sterling Bank 15000 Northwest Frwy Houston , TX 77040 713 507-7781 (FAX) 713 896-9159 > John W. Thompson, Chairman and CEO, Symantec Corporation http://www.attrition.org/errata/sec-co/symantec01.html http://www.attrition.org/errata/sec-co/symantec-nipc01.html http://www.attrition.org/mirror/attrition/2001/01/19/smallbiz.symantec.com http://www.attrition.org/mirror/attrition/1999/08/02/www.symantec.com > Thomas E. Noonan, Chairman, President and CEO, Internet Security > Systems, Inc. ISS' ethics have been called into question repeatedly for the last several years. > Enrique Hernandez, Jr., President and CEO, Inter-Con Security Systems > Inc. Interesting, searching for Inter-Con Security Systems (since that name didnt ring a bell), the first hit i get is: http://www.gao.gov/decisions/bidpro/290493.htm second hit is interesting: http://www.law.com/regionals/ca/opinions/mar/bv23235.shtml another article calls them "the largest privately held security services firm in the world" he is a UnitedWay board member... and 30 hits into google, all i can see is that they provide guards for buildings and have no easy to find web page. > Maynard G. Webb, CEO, e-Bay http://www.attrition.org/mirror/attrition/2001/03/22/www.qa.ebay.com http://www.attrition.org/mirror/attrition/1999/03/13/ebay.com > William F. Owens, Governor of Colorado > > Jorge Santini, Mayor of San Juan Puerto Rico These two are "security experts"? > Karen Katen, President, Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals and Executive Vice > President, Pfizer Inc. http://www.attrition.org/mirror/attrition/2001/04/09/www.pfizer.se All in all, I really don't get a warm fuzzy when thinking these people are going to help figure out how to protect our infrastructure. - 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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