On Mon, 30 Jun 1997, Dave Elfering wrote:
> I'm not as worried about through-the-looking-glass type rumours about back
> doors installed for Israeli intelligence, as I am about 300 desktop modems,
> root passwords with three characters, explaining why SMB ports are a
> security problem when exposed in the Inet, etc.
The biggest threat to the firewall I am currently installing is
management. Trying to convince them of the risks involved with letting
customers telnet in behind the firewall or having ready access to the
Oracle database has been a real chore. They just don't see themselves as
being a target. (Except that they are owned by a fortune 500 company.)
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