March 16, 2006

The laptop security nightmare

Keeping data on laptops secure against theft of the laptops is a nightmare.

But the diskless PC is a strong answer. Then all you have to keep secure is a small data module. Not only is that much easier because of the physical form factor, but it also is vastly easier to encrypt.

Yes, I’m repeating myself.

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  1. The Monash Report»Blog Archive » Flash drives and security — a modest proposal on April 20th, 2006 8:07 am

    [...] I’ve argued that Flash-based “diskless” PCs would offer major improvements in security. On the other hand, evidence from US military installations in the Middle East suggests than Flash drives are actually a major security hole. [...]

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