VPN question

Fraser Campbell fraser-Txk5XLRqZ6CsTnJN9+BGXg at public.gmane.org
Sun Dec 21 00:08:56 UTC 2003

On December 20, 2003 07:00 pm, Fraser Campbell wrote:

>  If you care about your traffic being private at all some encryption just
> makes sense ... encryption can be at the app layer (ssh, https, secure
> imap, etc.), at the network layer (vpn) or at both the app and network
> layer.

Also encryption doesn't stop people from being dumb.  For example allowing 
password based authentication with sshd leaves a rather weak link in the 
chain (depending on users to use good passwords), IWO if you use strong 
encryption with weak authentication you might as well not bother.

Fraser Campbell <fraser-Txk5XLRqZ6CsTnJN9+BGXg at public.gmane.org>                 http://www.wehave.net/
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