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Re: General security question
From: "Marcus J. Ranum" <mjr () nfr com>
Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2000 12:31:31 -0500

TDyson () sybex com wrote:
We'll be using a VPN,  I have no idea what security they have at the other
end.

By the way, as a general rule, a VPN is useless if you don't know
anything about the security at the other end. Indeed, the whole notion
of doing a secure transaction/data transfer to a site where you don't
know anything about the security is kind of dubious.

mjr.
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Marcus J. Ranum     Chief Technology Officer, NFR Security, Inc.
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