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Re: Security of National Infrastructure

  • From: Chris L. Morrow
  • Date: Fri Dec 29 21:40:47 2006

On Fri, 29 Dec 2006, Randy Bush wrote:
> > Why is it that every company out there allows connections through their
> > firewalls to their web and mail infrastructure from countries that they
> > don't even do business in. Shouldn't it be our default to only allow US
> > based IP addresses and then allow others as needed? The only case I can
> > think of would be traveling folks that need to VPN or something, which
> > could be permitted in the Firewall, but WHY WIDE OPEN ACCESS? We still
> > seem to be in the wild west, but no-one has the [email protected] to be braven and
> > block the unnecessary access.
> maybe because those godless communist sexually deviant vicious perverts
> out there in the rest of the world are damned hard to differentiate from
> the sexually deviant vicious perverts we have in our government?
> and there money is still good.  you may want to look at the balance of
> trade and worry about the opposite flow.

I think the better answer is: "your network your choices, my network my