Re: [fw-wiz] Personal Firewall Day?
From: George Capehart (capegeo_at_opengroup.org)
To: Charles Miller <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Sun, 5 Oct 2003 11:55:04 -0400
On Saturday 04 October 2003 06:15 am, Charles Miller wrote:
> Interesting timing:
> 'To combat the problems with patch management, however, the company
> [Microsoft] is moving to a "securing the perimeter" strategy where it
> will partner with various firewall companies to ensure that
> electronic attacks don't even reach their intended targets but are
> instead thwarted at the edge of the network, or what network
> specialists call the perimeter. Microsoft's security shift was first
> revealed in mid-September when Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said
> during a speech that the company was working on "shield technology."
> In the speech, he said, "the most important technology area we are
> focused on is shield technology. We know bad guys keep writing
> viruses. The goal is to block them before they get on PCs."'
" (6) It is easier to move a problem around (for example, by moving
the problem to a different part of the overall network
architecture) than it is to solve it.
(6a) (corollary). It is always possible to add another level of
-- George Capehart capegeo at opengroup dot org PGP Key ID: 0x63F0F642 http://pgp.mit.edu Key fingerprint: BE7A 9A4A 6A8F 363A BAC5 4866 631B B2F6 63F0 F642 "It is always possible to agglutenate multiple separate problems into a single complex interdependent solution. In most cases this is a bad idea. -- RFC 1925 _______________________________________________ firewall-wizards mailing list email@example.com http://honor.icsalabs.com/mailman/listinfo/firewall-wizards