two bits of light holiday reading

Steven M. Bellovin smb at
Sat Dec 27 12:33:37 EST 2008

On Fri, 26 Dec 2008 01:35:43 -0500
Ivan Krsti__ <krstic at> wrote:

> 2.
> The DC-based Center for Strategic and International Studies recently  
> released a report titled 'Securing Cyberspace for the 44th
> Presidency' written by a number of influential authors:
> <>
> Of most interest to this list, the report suggests going on the  
> offensive with regard to identity management, proposing to restrict  
> bonuses and awards of US federal agencies not using strong digital  
> credentials for employees in sufficient numbers (logical pp. 61-65).  
> Maybe, uh, it'll work this time around?

I disagree with a number of recommendations in that report; some of the
ones about identity management are high on my list.  See for my

		--Steve Bellovin,

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