Re: Security Basics for Sales People
From: David Glosser (david_glosser_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2004 09:16:55 -0400 To: xyberpix <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Your sales person was lucky.
I would have kicked him out of our offices sooo fast he'd wish we had speed
]Saying that, that actually happened to one of our guys when I was still
]working for a company that developed Patch Management software, he
]infected 2000 machines, and then used our product to clean it up in a
]couple of minutes. It was an honest mistake, but he got the sale quite
]quickly after that. :-)
On Thu, 2004-10-14 at 04:55, David Glosser wrote:
> The first thing you need to do is make sure their laptops all have a
> up-to-date antivirus software and a personal firewall enabled.
> Having a sales person infected with the latest worm while they were
> their email at StarBucks, and then plugging into a client's internal
> isn't the best way to close a sale......
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rishi Pande" <email@example.com>
> To: "'Corey LeBleu'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
> Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 2004 1:07 PM
> Subject: RE: Security Basics for Sales People
> > I think Microsoft has one of the best real basic security sites around.
> > http://www.microsoft.com/security/default.mspx
> > I think the "Home users" part of it may be real useful for your sales
> > people.
> > Also, this is an initiative by ISECOM for high school students. May help
> > those who want to know a little bit more :)
> > Good luck
> > R
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Corey LeBleu [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 2004 9:15 AM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Security Basics for Sales People
> > Does anyone know a good general paper online on security basics that I
> > could pass down to my company's sales people? I just need something
> > really basic explaining things like the purpose of a firewall, IDS,
> > DMZ, encryption, and penetration test. I just want something that I
> > can give to the sales manager to give out to the non-tech people.
> > Thanks.
> > Corey LeBleu
> > Senior Security Engineer
> > TraceSecurity, Inc.
> > 7117 Florida Blvd, Suite 310
> > Baton Rouge, LA 70806
> > http://www.TraceSecurity.com
-- For Security and Open Source news: http://xyberpix.demon.co.uk ----- Original Message ----- From: "xyberpix" <email@example.com> To: "David Glosser" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: "Rishi Pande" <email@example.com>; "'Corey LeBleu'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Security Basics[List]" <email@example.com> Sent: Saturday, October 16, 2004 8:15 AM Subject: Re: Security Basics for Sales People