Is NAT can provide some kind of protection?

Jack Bates jbates at
Wed Jan 12 11:58:16 CST 2011

On 1/12/2011 11:52 AM, Nathan Eisenberg wrote:
> I'd argue that the above has everything to do with firewalling, and nothing to do with NAT.

I agree, but both effectively handle the job. My point is that just 
because we have lots of infections behind NAT, doesn't mean that NAT (or 
a firewall) doesn't still serve a purpose.

> Slightly OT: It boggles the mind a bit when I find desktop shops -not- using imaging.  I would think most people would prefer not to stare at OS install screens - and when you can blast out a fully patched XP image easily in sub-10 minutes, the ROI is staggering.

Hardware drivers?


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