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Brian L. Stuart blstuart at bellsouth.net
Thu Mar 15 11:51:46 CDT 2007


> From: Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com>
>    Yeah, and I just ran a Nessus scan against a web server at work,  
> and it recommended that I close port 80 because it's a potential  
> security risk.  The only way the data on a machine is 100% secure is  
> if the machine is disconnected from the network, powered off, and  
> sitting in a closet.  If one requires more usefulness than that  
> configuration provides, there is going to be some element of risk.   
> There's just no way around it.

"It is easy to run a secure computer system.  You merely have to
disconnect all dial-up [network] connections and permit only
direct-wired terminals, put the machine and its terminals in a
shielded room, and post a guard at the door.
                                   - F.T. Gramp and R.H. Morris

BLS





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