D/DoS mitigation hardware/software needed.

Dobbins, Roland rdobbins at arbor.net
Tue Jan 5 10:13:32 UTC 2010

On Jan 5, 2010, at 5:04 PM, Darren Bolding wrote:

> To reiterate- my entire point is that stateful firewalls are at least sometimes useful in front of large websites. 

I understand completely; I simply disagree, stating my reasons for doing so in detail inline.  It's my contention that under no circumstances are stateful firewalls *ever* useful in front of *any* Web server, at *any* time, in *any* deployment scenario, either public or private.  


Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at arbor.net> // <http://www.arbornetworks.com>

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