Forwarded from: Eric Lee Green <ericat_private> On Wednesday 23 October 2002 11:44 pm, InfoSec News wrote: > eyes of a third party is foolish. Haphazardly hiring security > personnel on the basis of a certification for which there is not > even a standard (such as ISO 17799) is a reckless endangerment of > the hiring organization's resources. Furthermore, given the > interconnected nature of the Internet, in some cases, this has the > real possibility of adversely affecting security across the Internet > in general. Heh. Something I've been saying for years. > That having been said, I'm happy to announce that I'm going into the > certification business. If anyone cares to send me $500 and copies > of I already beat him to it, in July 2001. See http://badtux.org/pooe.pdf for your own free certificate :-). PS: POOE stands for "Poker Of Overinflated Egos", where said "overinflated egos" belong to people who have enough certification letters on their business cards to write a novel with. Strange, how some of these people can become rather pompous in their insistence that nobody uncertified could possibly be competent. -- Eric Lee Green GnuPG public key at http://badtux.org/eric/eric.gpg mailto:ericat_private Web: http://badtux.org/eric - 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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