This is a discussion on Re: [fw-wiz] Dark Reading: Firewalls Ready for Evolutionary Shift - Firewalls ; > I notice that Nir Zuk is a primary source for this article, as well. > It sounds like some P.R. agency has done a good job pimping* a certain start-up that is getting > ready to "ramp"** a product. ...
> I notice that Nir Zuk is a primary source for this article, as well.
> It sounds like some P.R. agency has done a good job pimping* a certain
start-up that is getting > ready to "ramp"** a product. I have no idea if
the product is any good or not but using a
> network processor to do layer-7 stuff is not exactly rocket science!
I don't mean to pick on Dark Reading or suggest that they have cornered the
market on interviewing shills, but any time you publish company press
releases as 'news' you're under suspicion in my book. (To be clear, I'm
calling Mr. Zuk a shill.)
Additionally, if you have this problem:
Then the user mistakenly checks a box that allows eMule to share its hard
drive. "That's very easy to do. Some eMule clients have that as a default,"
he says. "Now your user's entire computer has opened up your network to
share with the Internet. Anyone can execute a search and find files on your
Buying a new firewall will not save you. Taking away local admin rights
from your users, however, is a good start. And there's nothing to buy.
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