Rich Freeman on 2 Aug 2017 10:05:40 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Firewall/security philosophy [was: SSH Hardening : Request for Best Practices]

On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 11:16 AM, Rich Kulawiec <> wrote:
> Which brings me to my point: why would you allow this when you can stop it?

What is the best way to go about this?  I assume you're talking about
blocking outgoing traffic by default, since everybody already blocks
incoming traffic by default.  It seems like you could spend a LOT of
time playing whack-a-mole with firewall rules punching holes for
legitimate traffic that way.

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