...not to mention disabling a floppy boot... <g>
>From: Bruce M.[SMTP:bkmarsh @
>Sent: Monday, September 30, 1996 2:33 PM
>To: firewalls @
>Subject: Re: NT Security
>On Wed, 25 Sep 1996, Joseph S. D. Yao wrote:
>> Much has been made of NT's "C2" certification. I've heard that it was
>> certified without the standard NT file system; and with that file
>> system, it can't be certified. Beware.
> It will only comply with C2 standards if you are using the NTFS file
>system (not FAT or HPFS) and, of course, as a stand-alone machine after
>service pack X (7?) is applied with some other holes closed.
> [ Bruce M. - Feist Systems, Inc. ]
> 'DISA information shows that computer attacks on the
> Department of Defense are successful 65 percent of the time.
> The DoD, despite its problems, probably has one of the strongest
> computer security programs in government.' -GAO/T-AIMD-96-108