> I like "Neutral zone" myself, and had that in my /etc/networks file for a
> year before switching to DMZ under the weight of public opinion. It
> implies that entry by one party is considered suspicious unless it's
> approved in advance by the other party. Unfortunately it also implies a
> symmetry that isn't there, since the network really is owned by one party.
> But regarding "black" and "red" - I always thought that "black" networks
> were secured and classified information could be transferred across them,
> and "red" networks were the ones that had to be assumed to contain possible
> intruders. Do I have this backwards?
I always like 'perimeter network' myself. <shrug>
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