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Re: DANTE CERT Service

  • To: (Sven Tafvelin)
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  • Date: Tue, 13 Dec 1994 08:56:00 +0100 (MET)
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I think this message from Sven is a very nice message to end the
discussion. I support fully his "summary" and I think now is
the time to proceed in a productive way with the ConCERT-in-E proposal.



Sven Tafvelin wrote :

> I have been listening to the discussion on the European CERT
> Coordination. I believe in the following:

> - Any service provider is free to and should be encouraged to
> organize a CERT to serve its customers.

> - A European CERT Coordination activity depends on being trusted
> both on technical and commercial aspects by the organizations
> depending on it. To me this makes it impossible for a service
> provider to coordinate CERTs in competing service providers.

> - The European CERT CC need to be organized and done on
> "neutral" ground.

> - Therefore I support the ConCERT-in-E proposal.

> - I see that TERENA by many (hopefully all) and even by commercial
> organizations is regarded as such a neutral ground.

> - The RIPE NCC is also doing work where neutrality and trust is
> important. The high standard of quality and neutrality has made
> that sensitive activity accepted everywhere.

> - It is my firm belief that the European CERT CC in order to be
> successful should be organized in a similar way together with or
> close to the RIPE NCC to assure the same qualities.

> Sven Tafvelin

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