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Cabe Atwell
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Re: Ruggedness Highly preferred
Cabe Atwell   5/4/2014 11:15:15 PM
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Doesn't matter how 'rugged' they are, intrusion is still a possibility. Just look at the problems Linksys is having with their routers.

LillieG
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Ruggedness Highly preferred
LillieG   4/4/2014 6:32:04 AM
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Rugged devices are highly prefered in this types of devices extremely harmful to data and security. 

"As well as protecting against hackers, the router is designed to protect against accidental network intrusions." That's the importance of these devices.

Rob Spiegel
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Re: A good first step
Rob Spiegel   2/18/2014 10:29:52 PM
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That's a great point, Pubudu. That's just what the FBI did with Frank Abagnale, the Catch Me if You Can guy. They hired him to catch guys like himself.

Rob Spiegel
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Re: A good first step
Rob Spiegel   2/18/2014 10:26:04 PM
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I wouldn't say the bad guys are brave, Pubudu. But I would say they are ruthless.

Elizabeth M
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Re: A good first step
Elizabeth M   2/18/2014 5:00:01 AM
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Point well taken, Pubudu, I am sure it is breach of security policy that is responsible for most plant security failures, and no matter what technology is in place this is key to keeping the network safe from intrusion.

Pubudu
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Re: A good first step
Pubudu   2/16/2014 12:59:02 AM
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And Rob its seems to be that it's better to hire the bad guys with a good pay than the professionals in order to have a better security. 

Pubudu
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Re: A good first step
Pubudu   2/16/2014 12:55:55 AM
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Rob is it means that the bad guys are brave than the professionals in the fields? 

Pubudu
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Re: A good first step
Pubudu   2/16/2014 12:47:21 AM
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Yes Elizabeth this is a really good attempt and Ethernet ids a good option to maximize the security.
But it is really important to follow the plant security policy by each and every employee from right top to the bottom in order to have a better security.

Rob Spiegel
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Re: A good first step
Rob Spiegel   2/13/2014 10:07:27 AM
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That's true, a.saji, but the concern is how damage they can do before they get caught.

a.saji
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Re: A good first step
a.saji   2/13/2014 4:05:17 AM
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@Rob: Exactly but they do not remain like that for long. Each time they try to repeat the bad thing to get into the top will increase their chances of getting caught

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