Originally Published: Monday, 17 July 2000 Author: Derrick H. Lewis
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

A security skills test

[CW] "Neither systems and network administrators nor information security officers have been asked to prove that they know how to secure their Internet-connected systems. And they haven't been given the time to train for their jobs. Without the confidence that builds with adequate training, they're uncomfortable demanding the resources needed to keep systems safe. They go along day to day telling management that everything looks OK, all the while holding their breath."