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Re: Cisco, haven't we learned anything? (technician reset)
From: "Fergie" <fergdawg () netzero net>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 16:05:06 GMT

Very good points, BTW.

And these are certainly factors which, I'm sure, other
companies are also susceptible. :-)

- ferg

-- Hank Nussbacher <hank () efes iucc ac il> wrote:

[re: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_security_advisory09186a00805e3234.shtml]


Cisco acquired Protego in Dec 2004 and thereby acquired MARS:

Cisco didn't put it in there - they bought the bug for $65M. :-)


I think Cisco just doesn't check the product closely enough and trusts the
R&D coders and doesn't introduce an external security QA to the product
being purchased.


"Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
 Engineering Architecture for the Internet
 fergdawg () netzero net or fergdawg () sbcglobal net
 ferg's tech blog: http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/

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