Jim Seymour wrote:
> "Paul D. Robertson" wrote:
>
>>On Fri, 8 Jul 2005, Josh Welch wrote:
>>
>>
>>>I have setup an access point outside of our firewall for this express
>>>purpose. It is wide open and I simply monitor port usage to keep an eye
>>>out for any abuse, it hasn't been an issue so far.

>>
>>Isn't this kind of SBCYF[1]?

>
>
> "Kind of?"
>
> Another thing, which I haven't seen discussed: It seems probable that
> the access in question would naturally be less restricted than what's
> normally allowed by ones corporate firewall, yeah? (Well, unless one
> has killed their firewall [1] .) E.g.: Perhaps SMTP, POP3, IMAP, Net
> Meeting (*barf*), etc., unfiltered. You'll want some way to keep
> employees with wireless capability from accessing your insecure
> courtesy WLAN--particularly whilst they're connected to your secured
> LAN (router, anybody?).


Now this is a much more interesting argument to me. One which I will
take up with my management. I'm a bit annoyed that this one didn't occur
to me in the first place.

Thanks,
Josh
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