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Re: Port blocking last resort in fight against virus

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Wed Aug 13 10:58:12 2003


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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