[nSLUG] Security on dialup

Ben Armstrong synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca
Wed Feb 26 07:59:12 AST 2014


On 02/26/2014 02:56 AM, Mike Spencer wrote:
> If I had an always-on high speed internet connection, there are
> several things I'd have to change, I guess.  As it is, one box is
> episodically on the net by dial-up.

It's a game of percentages, isn't it? Always-on high speed internet
means more time for the attacker to attack you, but how long, exactly,
do you think it takes for an attack to succeed? I think an admin on a
system connected via dialup should be every bit as careful about
security as one on high speed Internet.

Ben



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