> The *best* Anti Satan tool is implementing the correct security discipline
> on Internet hosts in the first place. Satan does nothing that can't be
> stopped with known, publicized techniques. The next 5 days are better
> spent fixing known, long festering problems than setting up a tool that
> proports to "detect" Satan "attacks."
> Down I go off the soapbox and back into the salt mine.
I'm still puzzled. Why are folks still so spun up about SATAN? If
their operations are properly protected...what is the problem?
Apparently there are some CEO/CIO's out there who are not doing their
jobs, and that's why the sysadmin community is all atwitter. As I've
said before...from my seat on the Board, let's put this problem
squarely where it belongs (nono *NOT* with the sysadmins). If the
organization gets chomped on, and it results in the loss or compromise
of corporate information assets, then, as they say in Naval Aviation;
"involutary pilot egress sequencing may occur". Read that; Former
CEO/CIO seeks position...
Check small things.
- Colin Powell