matth asks: "Recently with the outbreak of the MSBLASTER worm and the startup of the college semester here in the US we've been hit by a big problem here where I work. Many students are bringing in machines from home, often times infected. The infections are so bad that they bring the whole network to a crawl. Yes, you can install ACLs on edge routers and put a router between the dorms and the rest of your network, but it still brings the dorm to a crawl. You can make sure people install the patches, but what if someone re-installs Windows, or brings in another machine, and what about NEXT year? From the Slashdot community, how have sysadmins out there dealt with this? How can you manage each machine in a network such as a college, where people are bringing their own machines in from the outside? ACLs on routers... but what about for the segmented network?"
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