[vcf-midatlantic] Museum network

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 14:01:27 EST 2016

The router has basic firewall protection. Those are layered with the
protection built into the Linux and windows installed on the museum PC
(such as it is).
I agree that it may not be the ideal protection against all threats,
however there's some effort required in configuring and maintaining a
firewall appliance.
Is someone willing to set this up with out of band management and

On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 1:43 PM Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> >> All computing resources should be protected, there's no excuse for zero
> protection nowadays. Even if you think it's a trivial system with no
> valuable data, it's still got computing power and can become part of a
> botnet. Some of the recent massive botnet attacks we've seen have come from
> security cameras, DVRs, and smart fridges, devices usually considered too
> unimportant by the average person to get a second thought about security.
> Excellent points. Dean says the switch has plenty of protection itself.
> Thoughts?

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