Re: Use XP Firewall with Router & Firewall?
From: Bruce Chambers (bruce_a_chambers_at_h0tmail.com)
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2005 14:35:13 -0700
Shenan Stanley wrote:
> We enable the firewall using group policies and limit file & printer sharing
> access to a few machines in the domain - mainly servers and certain
> administrators machines. This limits accessibilitry to the individual
> workstations shares to only a few machines and complete prevents one
> authenticated user from mapping shares on another users PC and effectively
> stops the spread of most worms UNLESS one of the few machines that are
> allowed access to the workstations in the domain get infected, which is much
> less likely than the users themselves getting infected.
We also limit file and print sharing to only those workstations where
there is no other economically feasible work-around.
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