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Old 06-04-2007, 01:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Modem Security Risks??

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Are there any security risks in allowing users to use their Blackberry devices as modems? Just wondering if I should disable the IP Modem setting in the new policy I'm creating.

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Old 06-04-2007, 02:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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We disable IP Modem for some of our users more because of bandwidth limitations, and not so much for security reasons.
There's always going to be a few users who tether and start downloading movies and TV shows from iTunes. Depending on usage, they could surpass Verizon's 5GB limit rather easily.
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Old 06-04-2007, 03:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I don't think so at least no more than normal, I do it. If I want to get into a network I VPN in.
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