In both business and residential environments, DSL's always-connected status presents a potential access point for illegitimate use. Unlike the session-by-session access through a dialup analog modem, DSL is always on.
How can providers and users be assured of reasonable security for DSL's always-on vulnerability? Furthermore, how can users easily but assuredly manage privileges and control usage?
Visualize DSL's use in a home with a typical family's different needs. In a home, parents would probably want to control their children's Internet usage, giving them easy access to age-appropriate sites.
Now bear in mind a telecommuter's use of DSL. A telecommuter needs security for work-related traffic, protection ...