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Re: [Openvpn-users] 2.0 Feature Freeze Discussion


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] 2.0 Feature Freeze Discussion
  • From: George Ross <gdmr@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2004 13:40:40 +0000

> Ouch.  So if the certificate fails then the user can just use an
> easily obtained ID and password combination?  Security controls should
> be in serial not parallel.  In parallel the weakest link allows the
> other secure links to be bypassed.  I would argue against this as it
> breaks security best practices.
> 
> *Not* what I want with a VPN solution.

Different sites have different needs.
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Dr George D M Ross, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
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