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RatHole: Wireless insecurity at NANOG meetings
- From: Al Rowland
- Date: Mon Sep 23 14:15:53 2002
"That [WEB] will give people a false sense of security." IMHO those
'people' are a group that is a subset of folk that will do 'unwise'
things no matter what level of scurity is in place.
Move along, nothing to see here...
Internet != secure, period.
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of
Sent: Sunday, September 22, 2002 11:51 PM
Subject: Re: Wireless insecurity at NANOG meetings
On Sunday, Sep 22, 2002, at 15:41 US/Pacific, William Allen Simpson
> I will agree that the security in WEP is almost useless, and have
> personally campaigned to change it for years. But, it is still the
> only Access Control widely available. So, it should be used, in
> addition to the better methods.
That will give people a false sense of security. Wouldn't it be better
to use an approach like NetReg to give every user a warning when they
first connect to the network? That doesn't require any arcane software
config and would give an accurate indication of how secure the network