Is it time to abandon bogon prefix filters?

Laurence F. Sheldon, Jr. LarrySheldon at cox.net
Fri Aug 15 10:53:27 CDT 2008


Robert E. Seastrom wrote:
> "Steven M. Bellovin" <smb at cs.columbia.edu> writes:
> 
>> Security?  Remember that availability is a security issue, too.
> 
> It never ceases to amaze me how many "security people" walk around
> oblivious to this basic notion.

But of course!  The most secure object is one nobody knows about and 
can't get to anyway.  That is the whole point!




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