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Security Appliances: Pros and Cons

Foreign-made security appliances are widely deployed on the networks of our country’s most sensitive government agencies and public utilities. And these appliances come pre-installed with default passwords – hidden backdoors that create all sorts of security holes.





Is Your Datacenter Kill Switch Exposed?

Is Your Datacenter Kill Switch Exposed?

Default passwords for these powerful, out-of-band devices are seldom changed and widely published. [For example, Dell cards use the default password calvin.] This means that anyone with network access and malicious intent can login and power down your datacenter hardware.