On Mon, Sep 04, 2006 at 11:26:18AM +0900, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> David Vallner wrote:
> >> How about C#, well it runs in Windows and without serious and expensive
> >> firewalls you just can't go anywhere near the Internet.
> > 
> > You need to tighten off Unix-based servers too. Heck, there are even
> > serious and expensive firewalls for Linux around too, because not
> > everyone has an in-house iptables guru.
> But everybody *should* have a *certified* Cisco engineer if they use
> Cisco routers, for example. It's one of the costs of doing business.

Frankly, iptables is easier to learn effectively than most proprietary
firewalls -- and then there's stuff like IPCop, which makes things even
easier.

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