In the Original, wyer @
>>>> mjo @
org supposedly said:
> > :I feel that WIN/NT would make a sound, bullet-proof OS for a
> > :Firewall system. Has anyone implemented? Are there any
> > :commercial or home grown NT solutions available? I would
> > :like to get a reprint of the article if some would please FAX.
> > No OS is bulletproof. You feel that NT is secure? Prove it.
> > Effective firewall "systems" should consist of more than one piece. I
> > think people make the mistake of equating a "system" with a single box.
> > That word "solutions" is deceptive industry newspeak which makes people
> > feel like you can pay someone to know what you want, someone who knows
> > and can tell you what all the problems are in your shop. I don't think
> > any vendor has all the problems thought through, never mind "solutions".
> > Sorry if this seems rude or insulting. Perhaps I should ask the question
> > of what it is that you "feel" that an NT box would to to help implement
> > the security policy of your sphere of responsibility/liability?
>I think that the work has already been done as far as proving that NT is
>secure. Correct me if I'm wrong, but hasn't it been C2 certified? Please
>spare me the flames if my memory doesn't serve me correctly. I may be
>thinking of VMS, which has been C2 certified.
So has SCO UNIX, but I wouldn't trust SCO as a firewall system.
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