Re: IDS and Firewall on the same =but> POWERFULL BOX

From: HuinM@aol.com
Date: 08/03/01


Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2001 12:44:10 EDT
From: HuinM@aol.com
Subject: Re: IDS and  Firewall on the same =but> POWERFULL BOX
To: <rajeev@rajeevnet.com>, <focus-ids@securityfocus.com>, <rajeev@rajeevnet.com>
Message-ID: <67.17cef70f.289c2eda@aol.com>

short answer : if the box is down for any reason ( DoS, physical problem ... ), you lose BOTH of your network filters, leaving you quite naked .

I am sure there are quite more problems with this kind of deployment, but it's all that came to mind almost immediately . Of course, I may be wrong =)

Matthieu Huin