[ISN] Security consortium offers C&A credential

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Mon Sep 12 02:22:24 EDT 2005

Forwarded from: matthew patton <pattonme at yahoo.com>

> Consortium officials said that W. Hord Tipton, chief information
> officer at the Interior Department, and Jane Scott Norris, chief
> information security officer at the State Department, were in the
> first group who passed the CAP exam.

Anybody find the mention of the 2 guys here something bordering on
"damning by faint praise"? Wasn't it the Dept of Interior who has had
certain parts of it's networks forcibly cut off by court order several
times now for rampant security failure? The State Department isn't
exactly known for their track record in this space either.

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