[rescue] RE: Why buy DEC when you can get the milk for free?
rescue at sunhelp.org
Tue Jun 26 16:17:10 CDT 2001
On June 26, Bill Bradford wrote:
> > I hear they just use nessus these days.
> Thats probably what it was. In our sysadmin meeting, "we paid these
> guys HOW MUCH money to run stuff we could have done in 10 minutes, for
Actually, since I'm in some sort of "fair" mood this week (probably to do
with the Unix vs. NT mindset I'm successfully battling this week ), I'll
mention that my last employer had PWC do a minimal security audit that
sounds a lot like what you describe. However, in our case, it was a freebie
that they offered tied to the accounting auditing services we already had
them handling. The boss shrugged his shoulders and said "Why not?". We got
a similar output, equally lame, but paid $0 for it. In the end we came to
find out that it was PWC's way of trying to build a security consultancy -
they tried to pitch us further services based on the output...
Systems Engineer, Industry Services, Unigraphics Solutions Inc.
Email: havoc at apk.net
 battling with both arms tied behind my back and still winning hands
down, mind you...only it's HP-UX, since this is an HP shop. Ah, still beats
oracle running on NT servers across some horrid WAN connection to
Romania...at least I can work with HP-UX under those conditions...
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