Enterprise services that must be exposed to untrusted networks, such as Web servers and SMTP servers, should be...
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placed in the DMZ. This arrangement ensures that, in the event of a compromise, internal users and systems have a firewall that protects them from an affected server. Placing enterprise users (who belong on the intranet) in the DMZ eliminates this layer of protection and puts them at risk to systems on the untrusted network.
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