[Esd-l] macro scanner: defang instead of refuse

Kenneth Porter shiva at well.com
Wed Jun 5 10:42:01 PDT 2002

On Wed, 2002-06-05 at 08:46, Scott Taylor wrote:

> >ObSanitizer: Is there any advantage to mangling office filenames
> >(do[tc],xls, etc) with the new Outlook "security" patches installed?
> Are seat belts still useful even though we have forward and side airbags?

Good point. It's called defense in depth. Same reason we combine
firewalls, tcpwrappers, and application level security in *nix services.
Failure of one layer still leaves additional layers to protect you.

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