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Re: So -- what did happen to Panix?
From: "Steven M. Bellovin" <smb () cs columbia edu>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 01:44:51 -0500
In message <Pine.LNX.4.64.0601260832510.15682 () netcore fi>, Pekka Savola writes:
On Thu, 26 Jan 2006, Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu wrote:
In other words - what is the business case for deploying this proposed
solution? I may be able to get things deployed at $WORK by arguing that
it's The Right Thing To Do, but at most shops an ROI calculation needs
to be attached to get movement....
Exactly. If $OTHER_FOLKS don't deploy it, cases like Panix may not
really be avoided.
I think that's what folks proposing perfect -- but practically
undeployable -- security solutions are missing.
That is, of course, why I asked the question -- I'm trying to
understand the actual failure modes and feasible fixes. I agree that
many of the solutions proposed thus far are hard to deploy; some
colleagues and I are working on variants that we think are deployable.
But we need data first.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
Re: So -- what did happen to Panix? Todd Underwood (Jan 26)