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Re: Level3 routing issues?

  • From: alex
  • Date: Mon Jan 27 15:36:03 2003

> > This is not correct. VPN simply extends security policy to a different
> > location. A VPN user must make sure that local security policy prevents
> > other traffic from entering VPN connection.
> 
> Given that the head of one of our three-letter-agencies managed to get
> this sort of thing wrong,  what makes you think that Joe Middle-Manager
> who's more concerned about fixing a spreadsheet will get it correct?

Because it is not that difficult. A security policy of a little office is
very different from a security policy of a three letter agency. In fact,
fixing a spreadsheet could be mode difficult than implementing a security
policy for an office with 5 computers that are connected to the Internet.

Alex






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