[CentOS] Recommend Mail Server
timo.schoeler at riscworks.net
Tue Nov 24 15:01:38 UTC 2009
thus Robert Moskowitz spake:
> Timo Schoeler wrote:
>> thus Eero Volotinen spake:
>>>> Probably not, or someone would have found them in the last five years.
>>> Probably yes, it's hard to security audit complex software packages.
>> Yes; my bet would be that OpenBSD's smtpd will be the most secure MTA
>> (when it hits the streets for production). That does NOT mean that it is
>> scalable (well, yet to prove).
>>>>> At least I don't want to run software with poor security track on my
>>>>> public servers.
>>>> So you don't run the Linux kernel? Wade through the changelog sometime. Or
>>>> BIND? it is unrealistic to think large software packages don't have bugs or
>>>> that they won't be found and fixed over time.
>>> I usually prefer softwares with good security track. Anyway kernel is
>>> not usually exposed directly to internet,
>> An IP stack which is part of the kernel *is* (more or less) directly
>> exposed to the internet as long as there's the appropriate cable
>> connected to that machine.
> I am working on Smart Grid and am hearing talk about we can secure the
> Smart Grid with Layer 2 security and we are done. ARGH!!!! I gave a
> presentation on this at the 802 meeting last week. Sometimes I feel like
> I am beating on mush...
Ah, you're talking of 802.1x? Nothing funnier than marketing guys
telling you how to secure and run your network. ;)
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