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Re: Port blocking last resort in fight against virus
From: "Christopher L. Morrow" <chris () UU NET>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2003 14:53:34 +0000 (GMT)



On Wed, 13 Aug 2003, Mans Nilsson wrote:

Even in an imperfect world, the solution lies in the edge, not even
the CPE, but the end node, if you want to do more than pathetic
bandaiding of the inherent problem of insecure applications on end
nodes.

This is the point, atleast I, have been trying to make for 2 years... end
systems, or as close to that as possible, need to police themselves, the
granularity and filtering capabilities (content filtering even) are
available at that level alone.


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