Are we really this helpless? (Re: isprime DOS in progress)

Gadi Evron ge at
Sat Jan 24 02:17:41 UTC 2009

On Fri, 23 Jan 2009, Jeffrey Lyon wrote:
> I respectfully disagree. Network engineers have to keep up with many
> tasks and preventing DoS/DDoS should be the responsibility of
> everyone. I see more folks worried about spam than they are actual
> security.

Because non of us wantsto spend the next two days working on fixing mail 
for our organizations.

That said, when speaking of DDoS, I believe they are mostly the same 

And yes, while there is a lot we can do to mitigate DDoS, we are that 
helpless. All our strategies show as much.


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