>From: rmck @
com (Bob McKisson)
>I'm still puzzled. Why are folks still so spun up about SATAN? If
>their operations are properly protected...what is the problem?
>Apparently there are some CEO/CIO's out there who are not doing their
>jobs, and that's why the sysadmin community is all atwitter.
Problem is that particularly after three years of "downsizing" and
"rightsizing", the CEOs/CIOs that are left are expert at CYA. The
sysadmins know that "we were not allowed to do our jobs" is not going
to be a defence when *they* get fired.
My suggestion would be either of the time-honored military responses:
1) "Unless I receive explicit written orders to the contrary, I shall..."
2) "You mean our net connection was down all day on the 5th ? Too bad I was