eWeek: Security Maven Calls for Internet 'Disease Control' Agency
Jan 31, 2004, 02:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis Fisher)
[ Thanks to Matt for
this link. ]
"The dominance of Windows in the marketplace continues to
represent a threat to the safety and security of the Internet and
is a problem that must be addressed at the highest levels of
government, a noted security researcher said in his keynote speech
at the Black Hat Windows conference here Thursday.
"Dan Geer, one of the authors of last year's controversial paper
on the subject of the Windows monoculture on the Internet, said
that the assertions in the paper and his speech are not new and are
beginning to draw the attention of legislators and government
officials in the United States and abroad..."