The value of bad news - vulnerabilities notification

Monday, 15 November 2004, 2:12 PM EST

"John, your vulnerability assessment grade for October is B." Such messages have become a staple of Philip Heneghan's communication with executives at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

As the agency's information systems security officer, Heneghan said notifying the right people about network and system vulnerabilities is his foremost concern.

By Florence Olsen at FCW.

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