On Fri, 17 May 1996, Jack Perry wrote:
> I recently became the president of Spanning Tree Technologies and would like
> to learn something from subscriber of this list. Our flagship product,
> NetProbe, is a network security scanner similar to SATAN (freeware),
> ISS, and Pingware. NetProbe scans IP addresses for remote access
> vulnerabilities caused by improper configurations.
> We'd like the development of NetProbe to be customer driven. How important
> is a GUI to scanner and security tools in general as opposed to command
> line interfaces?
If the implementation is coded seperate from the interface it should be a
simple matter of, do you run command line, or do you bring up the GUI?
Some people have made some very good points about X being insecure, but
that if its easier to use more people will. Personaly I think that if you
dont know enough to secure your own system, you need to consider the cost
of hiring a security expert as part of the cost of doing business on the
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