Managers must also stay informed about security needs and issues. The Web is the best source of current, timely Internet security and computer security information. Some useful Web hyperlinks include:
CERT Coordination Center athttp://www.cert.org. CERT is a security watch-dog and reporting group.
Sun Security site athttp://java.sun.com/security focuses on UNIX and Sun Solaris security issues.
Purdue University security hotlist athttp://www.cs.purdue.edu/coast/coast.html.
World Wide Web Security FAQ by Lincoln D. Stein,firstname.lastname@example.org, version 2.0.1, March 24, 2000 is at http://www.w3.org/Security/Faq/ .
Email lists also provide alerts for System Administrators. MIS professionals with security responsibilities need to try to keep middle-level and senior managers informed about possible security problems.