not a job
he's worked for ebay and microsoft. what makes you think he's going to be honest about security breaches?
Howard Schmidt was confirmed as President Obama's cybersecurity czar on Tuesday, confirming an earlier prediction by AP that the long vacant role was about to be filled. Schmidt is a former White House security advisor to George W. Bush with extensive career spells at eBay and Microsoft. He certainly has the diplomatic skills …
> Howard Schmidt .. certainly has the diplomatic skills and technical knowledge to fulfill the role ..
If they already have the technical knowledge, then why haven't they made a computer that can't be compromised to be used in botnets, merely by clicking on a URL or opening an email attachment ??
For a second I thought "Eric Schmidt "...
After this comment: "If you have something that you don't want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn't be doing it in the first place," being granted such a place is really scary.
Fortunately, this other Schmidt has just worked for Microsoft and ebay, so everything should be fine
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Posted by: amanfromMars | 12/22/09 | 12:06 pm
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Is that Surge the Al Qaeda that all fight to defeat and thus is the battle one to vanquish one's own ignorance and arrogance?
The Smarter Players in such Global Games need only do as was beautifully conveyed in the article we have just read, and share the question for the answer to be clearly registered and recognised.
Further discussion between differing and disparate disciplines will also enhance and speed up resolution and offer deeper and clearer insight on that pressing present problem which a dedicated "expert" team may be blinded to, in much the same way as the E coli experts were hindered by the extent of what they knew as experts in their very limited field in the tale shared here?
Or would you prefer to avoid the issue and sweep it under the White House and Pentagon carpets? You will not be thanked or be thought well of for that deliberate abject failure and abdication of intelligent reasoning and thus would it be best to be bold and explore the bigger picture with an alternative view and alternative views .......for NEUKlearer Vistas and SurReal New Beginnings.
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