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Re: So -- what did happen to Panix?
- From: Steven M. Bellovin
- Date: Thu Jan 26 01:47:45 2006
In message <Pine.LNX.email@example.com>, Pekka Savola writes:
>On Thu, 26 Jan 2006, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
>> In other words - what is the business case for deploying this proposed
>> solution? I may be able to get things deployed at $WORK by arguing that
>> it's The Right Thing To Do, but at most shops an ROI calculation needs
>> to be attached to get movement....
>Exactly. If $OTHER_FOLKS don't deploy it, cases like Panix may not
>really be avoided.
>I think that's what folks proposing perfect -- but practically
>undeployable -- security solutions are missing.
That is, of course, why I asked the question -- I'm trying to
understand the actual failure modes and feasible fixes. I agree that
many of the solutions proposed thus far are hard to deploy; some
colleagues and I are working on variants that we think are deployable.
But we need data first.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb