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SubjectRe: One for the Security Guru's
Gerhard Mack <> writes:

>It gets even worse if almost all of your services are encrypted(like you
>would find on an e-commerse site). https will blind an IDS. The last
>place I worked only had 3 ports open and 2 of them were encrypted.

Nah. Do it right:

Internet ----- Firewall ---- SSL Accelerator Box --+---- Webserver

Check out the boxes from SonicWall, they're quite nice. Expensive,
though. If your E-Commerce site can't afford them, well, then they
shouldn't be able to affore a security consulant in the first
place. :-)

Dipl.-Inf. (Univ.) Henning P. Schmiedehausen -- Geschaeftsfuehrer
INTERMETA - Gesellschaft fuer Mehrwertdienste mbH

Am Schwabachgrund 22 Fon.: 09131 / 50654-0
D-91054 Buckenhof Fax.: 09131 / 50654-20
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