As a long-time network operator, frequent infosec community participant, and now researcher, I have often found myself drawn to the challenges of the installed base. All the attention in the tech industry is given to the latest software, protocols, hardware, and innovations. Meanwhile, yesterday’s deployments fade away at a snail’s pace and this is a problem.

In a recent article, Jon Kristoff discusses the widespread problem with persisting legacy protocols. You can read the full article "Forgotten Protocol Chronicles: Do not underestimate the installed base" on the Public Exposure blog.

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