(ISC)2 (isc2.org) Spams

When a colleague received marketing spam from ISC2, she replied back with a witty/sarcastic question asking if their security certification would teach her about anti-spam techniques. Instead of apologizing or offering to remove her from their spam list, she received veiled threats. Not very professional in many ways.

From: Roy Webb- Inst (rwebb@isc2.org)
To: [redacted]
Subject: Re: Greeting From (ISC)2 and great news!
Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2003 17:33:06 -0400 (EST)
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Content-Disposition: inline

We were under the impression that you were actually interested in attaining this
certification. I will do all possible to make sure that you have no more contact
this (ISC)2, if you decide to reconsider, I'm not sure how we could help you.

---- xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
: Does the CISSP training include teaching about anti-spam techniques?
: If so, I could certainly use it to keep unsolicited mail such as this from
: clogging my inbox. I have no interest in the CISSP and certainly never
: downloaded anything regarding it.

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