From: (no name) (no email)
Date: Tue Nov 04 2008 - 05:30:09 EST
On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 10:23:07PM -0800, Paul Ferguson wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 10:15 PM, Glen Kent <> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I was wondering what most folks use for NTP security?
> > Do they use the low cost, light weight symmetric key cryptographic
> > protection method using MD5 or do folks go in for full digital
> > signatures and X.509 certificates (AutoKey Security)?
> I'm just wondering -- in globak scheme of security issue, is NTP
> security a major issue?
> Just curious.
> - ferg
depends on your POV... in a dns context, TSIG and DNSSEC validation
depend on accurate time - failure to resolve data because of a time slip
might be considered a significantissue.