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Re: [FYI] Windows NT Server Provides Security for NATO


> [0] http://www.microsoft.com/security/resources/NATOCaseStudy.asp

dieser text ist das reinste armutszeugniss. ich kann nur hoffen dass hier
relevante informationen vorenthalten werden. ansonsten gehe ich davon aus dass
es mit diesem netzwerk vorbei ist sobald auch nur ein posten unbemerkt in die
haende qualifizierter feindlicher kraefte faellt. die geben tatsaechlich
offen zu dass sie kein geld fuer qualifizierte kraefte haben und mails
unverschluesselt verschicken. hier ein paar auszuege

>currently in use at nearly 90 % of NATO's headquarters and field operations.

>windows NT server version 4.0 and exchange 5.5

>LANs are interconnected into a WAN via TCP/IP links encrypted using high grade

>5000 users access cronos using nearly 3000 PCs

>the field views the system as their lifeblood. they can't live a minute
>without cronos

>we insist that all of our systems meet the C2 level of security
>windows NT 3.5 has been sucessfully evaluated by the US gov at the C2 level
>and windows NT 3.51 has been sucessfully evaluated by the UK government at a
>comparable level of E3/FC-2. because of this lineage and the fact that windows
>NT 4.0 had been submitted for its own C2 evaluation, windows NT 4.0 met NATO's
>security requirements.

>we have a low number of qualified systems administrators and operators and 
>there's tremendous turnover, especially in bosnia.

>our people can use and administer windows NT [-based] systems with very little

>putting UNIX workstations and servers in as many locations as we required,
>all at once, would have been a lot more expensive.

>as of october 1998, it was installed in more than 47 locations, including
>five national headquarters (two in the UK and one each in germany, italy,
>and the US).

>near term goals include installing server clusters to provide high
>availability, adding a capacity to provide digital authentication and
>encryption of e-mail, and providing the ability to transmit video and voice
>messages over the network.