I prefer using SCSI disks and setting the hardware Write-Protect jumper.
Fast and Safe. With a good OS you only need a disk for temp and log
files, the rest goes on the WP disk. Do all of your development on a
mirror machine, then bake. When thoroughly cooked (tested, for those
who didn't stuff out on the American bastardization called Thanksgiving)
mount in external server and enjoy!
>From: Rabid Wombat [SMTP:wombat @
>Sent: Wednesday, November 27, 1996 3:30 PM
>To: Stewart Shinewald
>Cc: Firewalls Mailing list
>Subject: Re: How to secure a Webpage?
>You can always develop your content on another system, put the content on
>a zip drive, set the media to read-only, and mount it on the external
>On Wed, 27 Nov 1996, Stewart Shinewald wrote:
>> Our company is considering the development of a webpage and placing it
>> outside our firewall.
>> Can anyone advise me or point me in the right direction to identify what
>> controls are required for a webpage to be made as secure as possible to
>> either prevent a change or at least identify if a change were made. Is
>> my assumption valid that a properly set up firewall would prevent webpage
>> browsers from penetrating our firewall?
>> Any assistance would be appreciated.
>> Stewart Shinewald
>> Internal Audit