Security of National Infrastructure

The Shadow shadow at
Fri Dec 29 22:19:36 UTC 2006

Why is it that every company out there allows connections through their
firewalls to their web and mail infrastructure from countries that they
don't even do business in. Shouldn't it be our default to only allow US
based IP addresses and then allow others as needed? The only case I can
think of would be traveling folks that need to VPN or something, which
could be permitted in the Firewall, but WHY WIDE OPEN ACCESS? We still
seem to be in the wild west, but no-one has the b at lls to be braven and
block the unnecessary access.

The Shadow

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