Security criteria

Robert Connolly cendres at videotron.ca
Mon Jan 5 12:27:34 PST 2004


On January 5, 2004 02:12 pm, Robert Day wrote:
> Another interesting idea is to look at such concepts as smart card
> authentication. Cards like the Bell QuickChange cards, the Sattelite
> dish cards, etc. all can store authentication information.  I know it's
> a hardware thing, but might be worth at lest a mention ;)

Enforcing removable media and public key authentication for disc encryption, 
and logins would be interesting. Colocations couldn't utilize a boot passwd 
well, but workstations can. It reduces vulnerability in both network, and 
local access. Users wouldn't need real passwords.




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