Hi all,

The neverending debate over disclosure continued at RSA this year with a
panel featuring Chris Wysopl and others rehashing old ground.  There are
points on both sides, with radicals on one side (say marcus ranum)
calling the disclosure people "vulnerability pimps" and radicals on the
other saying that computer security would make no progress at all
without disclosure.

I've always sought some kind of middle ground when it comes to
disclosure.  The idea is to minimize risk to users of the broken system
while at the samne time learning something about security and making
sure the system gets fixed.

Disclosure is the subject of my latest Darkreading column:

What do you think?  Should we talk about exploits?  Should we out
vendors?  Is there a line to be drawn anywhere?


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