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Date:      Tue, 12 Aug 2003 14:29:24 -0400
From:      Mike Tancsa <mike@sentex.net>
To:        "Devon H. O'Dell" <dodell@sitetronics.com>
Cc:        security@freebsd.org
Subject:   RE: realpath(3) et al
Message-ID:  <5.2.0.9.0.20030812142811.07fbbc58@209.112.4.2>
In-Reply-To: <00bc01c360e6$b2ac0b70$9f8d2ed5@internal>
References:  <000201c360e4$9a450390$0304a8c0@delllaptop>

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At 05:30 PM 12/08/2003 +0200, Devon H. O'Dell wrote:
>not knowing if/when others will be doing the same. There needs to be an
>initiative from the FreeBSD group to get this started -- people need to be
>able to click a button on the front page of freebsd.org and be able to
>donate as much money as they want (or find out where to send a check).

There already is.
http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/



>Should I propose this on freebsd-audit?

This is more of an advocacy discussion now :-)

         ---Mike


>Is there any way I can help other
>than via a monetary contribution? I'd like to do both.
>
>Kind regards,
>
>Devon H. O'Dell
>Systems and Network Engineer
>Simpli, Inc. Web Hosting
>http://www.simpli.biz
>
> > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> > Van: owner-freebsd-security@freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> > security@freebsd.org] Namens Chris Odell
> > Verzonden: Tuesday, August 12, 2003 5:16 PM
> > Aan: 'Devon H. O'Dell'
> > CC: security@freebsd.org
> > Onderwerp: RE: realpath(3) et al
> >
> >
> >   Corporations - INTERNET Companies...
> >
> >   If you look at the big picture, having a O.S. that has been audited
> > for issues would actually be cost effective for them. Having to patch a
> > machine that is in service causes downtime.
> >
> >   Lets see -
> >
> >   Each machine takes ten (10) minutes of human work to drop into single
> > user mode and install new binaries/kernels
> >
> >   The company has one thousand (1000) machines
> >
> >   That comes to ten thousand (10000) minutes, broken down to hours - 167
> > Hours
> >
> >   The average admin say is making forty five (45) dollars a hour - over
> > $7000.00 - not including taxes paid by employer.
> >
> >   So if one hundred fifty companies donated one thousand dollars (1000)
> > it would save them downtime, payroll, and taxes.
> >
> >   Just a rough estimate and my 2 cents
> >
> >
> > Chris Odell
> > chris@redstarnetworks.net
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-freebsd-security@freebsd.org
> > [mailto:owner-freebsd-security@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Devon H. O'Dell
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2003 7:42 AM
> > To: 'Brooks Davis'
> > Cc: security@freebsd.org
> > Subject: RE: realpath(3) et al
> >
> >
> > Okay, so where do we begin with taking contributions?
> >
> > Devon
> >
> > > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> > > Van: owner-freebsd-security@freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> > > security@freebsd.org] Namens Brooks Davis
> > > Verzonden: Tuesday, August 12, 2003 4:38 PM
> > > Aan: Devon H. O'Dell
> > > CC: security@freebsd.org
> > > Onderwerp: Re: realpath(3) et al
> > >
> > > On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 10:24:16AM +0200, Devon H. O'Dell wrote:
> > > > What sorts of security standards commissions are there, how much
> > > > does getting "standards certified" cost, and where should we start?
> > >
> > > I think the ballpark number I heard for a minimal certification under
> > > Common Criteria was $1.5m.
> > >
> > > -- Brooks
> >
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