[TriLUG] Fun Cheap Firewall (or web/email/dns/whatever server)

Clay Stuckey claystuckey at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 21:31:05 EST 2010

Having portable rewritable media is another concern.

Clay Stuckey
(919) 600-0486
claystuckey at gmail.com

On Jan 17, 2010, at 9:10 PM, Kristopher Kane  
<kristopher.kane at gmail.com> wrote:

>> http://www.stripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=58951
>> http://www.betanews.com/article/DoD-responds-to-elderly-worm-by-yanking-removable-media/1227562140
> To expand on the second article:
> If you have ever served in the Army, or other combat oriented
> branches/organizations, you remember being drilled from day one to  
> "..always
> maintain my arms, my equipment, and myself." Specifically, if you  
> have ever
> served in the Infantry, you remember spending a large amount of time  
> tying
> down sensitive items to your body during operations.  This same  
> philosophy
> never made it in the minds of Soldiers when pertaining to USB mass- 
> storage
> devices.
> Very large amounts of data from classified or official use only  
> networks
> could be stored on thumb drives and well, people lose them.  It only  
> takes
> the loss of one drive to have a large impact.
> CDs/DVDs are inconvenient and hard to miss when going through your  
> laundry
> for turn in.
> The propagation of malicious code was the other half of that policy
> decision.
> -Kane
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