Richard D. Stiennon wrote:
> At 04:41 PM 6/10/96 -0700, Nik D. Knoth wrote:
> > FW-1 v2.0 should require
> > essentially no maintenance, tho.
> Yipes! What about reading the logs *every* day and taking appropriate
> action based on what you find there?
> *Any* firewall system is a full time job.
Full Time Job -> Having to budget for another salaried position.
Management does not like to hear that. They like to hear phrases
such as "self-managing" and "turn-key system". Too bad the hacker
types aren't willing to use the same old attack methods every time.
We know that reality is different :-).
Still waiting for that "magic" attack that "turn-key systems" are
unable to detect and react to...
John Bell, CACI Inc (Federal)
Bloomington, Indiana (Midwest RE-Engineering Division)
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