Hi, Booth

At 12:26 PM 9/29/97 -0400, you wrote:
>on 09/29/97at 08:57 AM, the Great and Grand  Wazir Vern Hamberg
><hambergv@goldengate.net> said:
>I know security is one big concern for us.
>Doesn't IBM's IGN offer two sides? the public side, and the secure side? 
>My understanding is that IBM's secure side network is in fact very secure.
>Booth Martin       Contract Programming, Inc.

Internet security is a huge concern, I think. IBM's IGN is just one ISP,
there are scads of others. And once you open yourself to the outside world,
you've got the potential of hackers galore.

Of course, getting into the 400 itself is very hard to do, but the risk may
more have to do with your network. Ergo, the need for firewalls, proxy
servers, etc.

But say more about IGN, please. Is this IBM Global Network, or a product on
the 400?


Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 371-1111 x480
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