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Re: Question about dmz security
From: "David M. Fetter" <dfetter () setec-astronomy biz>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2003 15:49:21 -0800

That's definitely a security risk because that system essentially bypasses your firewall altogether. You are right in your suggestion.

Jennifer Fountain wrote:
I need an opinion on a current design implementation in place.  We have
an ftp server sitting in our dmz.  This box has two nics - one is
plugged into the dmz hub and one is plugged into our network.  I think
this is a security risk and we should just allow internal users access
to the box via the firewall by opening the port instead of having dual
nics.  they do not see a security risk. maybe i am just too new at this
and need some education.  what is the "best" way to implement this

Thank you
Jenn Fountain

David M. Fetter (MegaSurge) - http://www.setec-astronomy.biz/

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