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There is no such thing as "no risk". There is always residual risk. Therefore, management must accept some level of risk (known as "acceptable risk"). "Inaction" is not the same as "accepting risk". What you are seeing is management not wanting to make a decision that costs money. That's all. There is no "risk thinking" here, so you can't look at it ...


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Why DHCP is risky DHCP by itself is not necessarily risky BUT under some cases it could be a potential hazard (not just for medical devices, but in general). in example: if an attacker connectes a rogue device into the network and immediately gets assigned with a lease from the DHCP server the attacker will get: A valid IP enabling communications within ...


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Can some explain why DHCP and non-standard ports are considered so risky? I don't think that this was claimed. I think instead that the quote was taken too much out of context which lead to a misinterpretation. The relevant context for this quote was Two major factors made the filtering process challenging.... Thus, this paragraph does not talk at all ...


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