[Snort-users] Getting more paranoid by the minute. :-/

Corey Rock snort_sigs at ...125...
Thu Apr 29 09:21:01 EDT 2004

Great advice, Alex.  We can only mitigate the risks, not eliminate..

>From: "AJ Butcher, Information Systems and Computing" 
><Alex.Butcher at ...11254...>
>To: ste at ...11690..., snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Getting more paranoid by the minute. :-/
>Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 09:59:09 +0100
>--On 24 April 2004 21:35 -0400 "Shaun T. Erickson" <ste at ...11690...>

>>How can I possibly learn enough, quickly enough, to write all the rules
>>to protect my client, when I don't even know all the attacks and exploits
>>that are out there?
>You Can't. Don't Promise That You Can.
>The client should be hiring you to /reduce/ exposure to risk, not to 
>eliminate it. If this isn't what they /think/ they're hiring you to do, you 
>need to reset their expectations, urgently.
>>	-ste
>Best Regards,
>Alex Butcher: Security & Integrity, Personal Computer Systems Group
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