Re: Vista Security Guide Review and Feedback
Did you also post to microsoft.public.windows.vista.security newsgroup? (In
case you didn't, I'm crossposting my reply to it.)
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
John Banghart wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> My name is John Banghart and I work for the Center for Internet Security
> (CIS). CIS is a non-profit end-user organization that develops security
> guides for a wide range of platforms which we then distribute freely on
> the Internet. Our work is conducted almost solely by volunteer experts
> from across the industry. These experts meet through mailing lists and
> teleconferences to discuss security best practices and recommendations.
> You can learn more at http://www.cisecurity.org.
> For the past few years, CIS members and volunteers have been working
> with Microsoft to provide input on the Windows XP and Windows Server
> 2003 security guides. This cooperation has resulted in improved
> security recommendations and a reduction in differences between security
> guides public by Microsoft, CIS, NSA, DISA, NIST and others.
> We currently have an opportunity to provide feedback on the Windows
> Vista Security Guide and are looking for experts who have worked with
> Vista to participate on this team.
> Participation with CIS is a volunteer, community-centric, opportunity
> that gives you the chance to share you thoughts and ideas with peers in
> an effort to improve security for everyone. The time commitment is only
> a couple hours a month.
> If this sounds interesting to you, please contact me by email at
> firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at 703-716-0199.
> Thank you for taking the time to read this email and to consider this
> - John