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 (firstname.lastname@example.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 X-Loop-Check: 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. :