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State of Security
From: Dave <yodave () hargray com>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2002 12:58:12 -0500


I've been asked to speak before an executive audience (C*Os)
about the state of security. The group that's invited me wants
some data points for these folks, i.e., whether security is
improved/same, etc.

The problem I am having with all the material I've so far
encountered is that it's been provided by (you bet) C*Os.

Alfred Huger has request that you please direct
all responses to me (mailto:yodave () hargray com)

I'll post the summary results to the list.

I appreciate that the questions are not specific. They are
only intended to help frame the presentation for the C*Os

Disclosure: I won't be paid for this presentation.

1: Our organizations' network security is better than it was prior to 911 (Y or N)

2: We have purchased and use better and more security technology than we
did prior to 911

Better (Y or N)
More (Y or N)

3: Our security posture is more proactive today than 6 months ago (Y or N)

4: Our organization acknowledges the importance of security and

a) revised policy accordingly (Y or N)
b) increased funding for security (Y or N)
c) made corresponding changes to our security services (Y or N)

5: Business continuity and disaster avoidance planning
has received the most attention and funding (Y or N)

6: The concern with business continuity and disaster avoidance
has diverted attention and funding from other security issues (Y or N)

Thanks in advance for your assistance.



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