Re: [secdir] What and who is SecDir?
Steven Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org> Fri, 15 April 2011 18:31 UTC
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Subject: Re: [secdir] What and who is SecDir?
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On Apr 15, 2011, at 2:02 06PM, Derek Atkins wrote: > Barry Leiba <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > >> For my part, I certainly think, Nico, that you do still belong here. >> I'd hate to see people leave this directorate just because they no >> longer chair any sec-area WGs. That we don't always agree, as a > > If that were the case I'd have left the directorate a while ago, and a > number of current members would never have been on it (because they have > not been chairs of security-area working groups). I don't think that > having a blue dot is a requirement to be on the sec-dir (although I > think that the inverse is true, having a blue dot (in the security area) > should require you to join sec-dir. As the former SEC AD who set up the current structure, you're quite right. I (re)started it as a group of people whom I thought could contribute to security in IETF protocols, and shortly thereafter (I forget on whose suggestion) added the SEC WG chairs. --Steve Bellovin, https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb