Subject: Re: speeding up ssh?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chuck Yerkes <email@example.com>
Date: 04/07/2003 12:23:23
Quoting mackstann (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > Ancient, unsecure. Quicker, yes. But the source of
> > password swiping for a long time. I banned cleartext telnet
> > or telnet with reusable passwords in 1995.
> > > > This is not in a security-critical environment, so turning off encryption
> > > > or using very short keys would be ok.
> Using telnet over the internet is one thing, using it in the environment
> described is another.
Right. I've cleaned up a lot of "not security critcal environments."
That answer is quick from people. You get a different on when you
just suggest they remove passwords from all non-root accounts.
A factor in consulting is knowing how you translate what the client
says into what their reality is and then perhaps changing their reality
to aim them towards their goals.