From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Henry Spencer)
Subject: Re: You all have it wrong!!!!
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2000 15:05:57 GMT
In article <38EBDECD.6C6A9D19@corpmail.telstra.com.au>,
Julian Bordas <Julian.Bordas@corpmail.telstra.com.au> wrote:
>> >"Be careful not to step in the Microsoft." -- John Denker
>> Wonderful. :)
>Who is John Denker?
Senior networking guy at AT&T Shannon Labs, and a prominent early adopter
of the Linux FreeS/WAN encryption software <http://www.freeswan.org>. He
was discussing why you *don't* want to give your employees secure network
connectivity from home by putting encryption software on their Microslop
boxes, but rather want to put (Linux-based) smart firewalls between them
and the network. His more detailed explanation:
"When you touch somebody's Microsoft box, you make it unstable. It was
unstable before, too, but now it's your fault."
"Be careful not to step | Henry Spencer email@example.com
in the Microsoft." -- John Denker | (aka firstname.lastname@example.org)