> On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> But to a lot of naïve users, firewalls are deeply technical things, that
> they worry will interfere with normal usage. As a result, I believe a
> of such users will install with the firewall disabled, or stop it when
> attempting to get things working - perhaps never to (re-)enable it.
> things like X11, portmapper and rpc.statd listening on an external
> is asking for trouble, IMHO.
For network security firewalls are the answer... not disabling network
All we can do is give them the tools... but we can not shooting
themselves in the foot...
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Wrong. Security in-depth is the answer.
Good - IP ports are firewalled
Better - application is not running
Best - application is not even installed