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Chapter 2. Imagine That! You're Big Brother!

Chapter 2. Imagine That! You're Big Brother!

Security Policies Security Policies

The whole concept of security, from the perspective of the system and network administrator, is often so very foreign. Many of us simply do not think like a cracker or a cop. Our role is to keep the systems up, the applications going, the services networked, and the users happy.[1] Unfortunately, as exciting as technological advances in computing are, they have and will continue to transform the role of the system and network administrator to one that incorporates security concerns to a greater and greater degree.

[1] Said one system administrator to another, "I had no idea that "Users are Losers" bumper sticker was about drugs!"


  

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