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Re: What could have been done differently?

  • From: Ted Fischer
  • Date: Tue Jan 28 10:46:56 2003

At 11:13 AM 1/28/03 -0200, Rubens Kuhl Jr. et al postulated:

| Are there practical answers that actually work in the real world with
| real users and real business needs?

Yes, the simple ones that are known for decades:
- Minimum-privilege networks (access is blocked by default, permitted to
known and required traffic)
- Hardened systems (only needed components are left on the servers)
- Properly coded applications
- Trained personnel
   I would just add, as has been mentioned by others (but bears repeating):

 - A commitment by management

There are no shortcuts.
   Agreed

Ted Fischer


Rubens Kuhl Jr.





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