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Re: Level3 routing issues?
On Mon Jan 27, 2003 at 03:03:09PM -0500, email@example.com wrote: > > Alex, although technically correct, its not practical. How many end users > > vpn in from home from say a public ip on their dsl modem leaving > > themselves open to attack but now also having this connection back to the > > "Secure" inside network. Has anyone heard of any confirmed cases of this > > yet? > So then they are using a wrong tool. Using a wrong security tool tends to > bite one in the <censored>. So what's the right tool? Yes, dial or dsl directly into corporate network is my preferred option, but doesn't fit the corporate plan for the future. > Yes, I have seen attacks mounted via VPNs. Work like charm. As I suspected, but I keep being told that these problems were in old style VPN clients, and stuff is much better these days. I remain unconvinced. Simon -- Simon Lockhart | Tel: +44 (0)1628 407720 (BBC ext 37720) Technology Manager | Fax: +44 (0)1628 407701 (BBC ext 37701) BBC Internet Services | Email: Simon.Lockhart@bbc.co.uk BBC Technology, Maiden House, Vanwall Road, Maidenhead. SL6 4UB. UK