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Re: FCC Issues Rule Allowing FBI to Dictate Wiretap-Friendly Designfor In ternet Services
- From: sthaug
- Date: Sun Aug 07 03:00:45 2005
> > I'm sorry, but this is simply an unsupportable statement. What is
> > required of routers is that the provider be able to configure the device
> > to make copies of certain packets to a monitoring port. Assuming that
> > the monitoring port is duly managed, how does this qualify as "insecure"?
> It qualifies as "insecure" because if that rather dubious assumption fails to
> be true, you have a big problem.
Then you'll have to conclude that a lot of managed switches are insecure
since they include some form of packet mirroring capability.
Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, email@example.com