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Re: NAT external/Public IP
From: "Michael Painter" <tvhawaii () shaka com>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 21:29:32 -1000

----- Original Message ----- From: "Ansgar -59cobalt- Wiechers" <bugtraq () planetcobalt net>
To: <security-basics () securityfocus com>
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 5:58 AM
Subject: Re: NAT external/Public IP

On 2007-10-29 Grant Donald wrote:
There's a real security benefit in using PAT for internet access from
staff PC's. Any alternative is most definitely less secure.

I keep seeing this claim being made. Yet I fail to see anyone giving
evidence to support it.

Hi Ansgar

Don't these NAT/PAT devices have something like a state-table inside?  Isn't that what folks are referring to?



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