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I Hear You Knockin', But You Can't Come In

Who gets in? Who's kept out? Those are the twin questions that frame network security. In this podcast I talk with Brett Helsell of Lockdown Networks about network access control--not the program put forward by Cisco (though we touch on that), but the very idea of controlling who comes into your network. You can hear the podcast here.

We're coming up on the end of the year, and I'd like to do a "Most Important Events in Security for 2005" podcast to wrap things up, and the time grows very short. Of course, it will be a lot more interesting if the items on the list come from you, rather than from me, so please take a moment to send an e-mail to [email protected] telling me about your nominee for the event or events that have had the greatest impact on security during this year. If you include your contact information, I might just call and include you in that year-ending podcast. I'll look forward to your comments.

If you you haven't already subscribed to the podcast, look around this page, you'll find the link to subscribe to the Security Channel podcast. In addition, I'd like to ask a favor. Take a minute to drop me a note at [email protected], and let me know what you'd like to hear in future podcasts. A podcast can be short or long, serious or amusing, hands-on or quite strategic. Let me know what you'd like to listen to, and we'll do our best to make it happen.

The music in this podcast is "Fresh Snow", courtesy of Derek K. Miller, who's work can be found at Penmachine. He releases much of his music under a Creative Commons license--if you like the sound, head over to the web site and check out the rest of his music.