This is a discussion on Re: [fw-wiz] 2nd Life - Firewalls ; --===============1094993370== Content-class: urn:content-classes:message Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Re: [fw-wiz] 2nd Life =0A= =0A= =0A= =0A= =0A= To = All: =0A= =0A= It would = appear that the security concerns have been heard by our management and = the ...
Re: [fw-wiz] 2nd Life=0A=
It would ==0A=
appear that the security concerns have been heard by our management and =
the request is off the table for now. Apparently the main drivers for =
the request was the virtual conferencing capabilities and =
The question was asked about ==0A=
running second life from a remote desktop, we were just getting setup to =
test when the request was shelved.
It would have been under ==0A=
extreme duress for the firewall admins to allow this activity from =
corporate desktops. We were very adamant about that.
I appreciate all the comments ==0A=
and postings, let me assure everyone that we are very conservative with =
our network security. For example we require all desktops to reach the =
Internet via proxies servers for content management, authentication, URL =
filtering etc. Thats why for a request of this scope I felt it was =
important to check with an open forum of experts in the =
Thanks for all your comments, =
this post generated a lot of interesting and diverse opinions. =
firstname.lastname@example.org on behalf of Jim =
Sent: Sat 11/10/2007 7:55 PM
Subject: Re: [fw-wiz] =
"Paul D. Robertson" <email@example.com> =
> On Sat, 10 Nov 2007, Jim Seymour =
> I'll take the opposite tack- I'd rather =
my insurance companies *did* ask
> here ...
not the "asking here" that's the issue for me. It's =
impression I get that his management is bound and determined to =
regardless of the potential security issues. I get the =
PO has already related to management his concerns, and =
they intend to
proceed nonetheless. It seems to me he's asking =
here out of
Or perhaps I'm reading it =
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