RE: [fw-wiz] Soap - Was RPCs over HTTPS through the firewall

From: Behm, Jeffrey L. (BehmJL_at_bvsg.com)
Date: 05/02/03

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    To: firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com
    Date: Fri, 2 May 2003 09:30:46 -0500
    

    Fyodor posted this in an nmap list...it shows Microsoft has really
    gotten serious about security...

    >>Oh, and it looks like the Microsoft "Trustworthy Computing" initiative
    >>has made progress! They now have the toughest password requirements in
    >>the industry:
    >>
    >>http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;en-us;q276304

    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Marcus J. Ranum [mailto:mjr@ranum.com]
    > Sent: Friday, May 02, 2003 8:52 AM
    > To: Mason Schmitt; firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com
    > Subject: Re: [fw-wiz] Soap - Was RPCs over HTTPS through the firewall
    >
    >
    > Mason Schmitt wrote:
    > >What I'm curious about is whether the members of this list have any
    > >concerns with soap as a method of doing RPC and whether there are any
    > >firewall concerns.
    >
    > No concerns - Soap is from Microsoft, so it's OK.
    > Remember, Microsoft got serious about security last year, and fixed
    > all the flaws in thier code. I think they spent a whole month
    > or something
    > like that doing it. I'm sure that Soap's fine, now.
    >
    > mjr.
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