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backbone threats [Re: key change for TCP-MD5]
On Wed, 21 Jun 2006, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
While TCP-MD5 could be useful in some cases (mainly in Internet Exchanges), I mostly agree with RAS that the big picture isn't necessarily clear.There is a fine line between being dilligent about security, and wasting your time trying to solve problems that don't exist, which I think has been crossed in the discussion.
Hence, this is my chance to plug my view of it:
It's a short document, less than 15 pages. Comments are welcome.
The goal of the document is to be able to better convey the real story both between the operator-operator and operator-IETF interfaces :-)
Pekka Savola "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy kingdom bleeds."
Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings