[lug] Installfest next Saturday.
David L. Anselmi
anselmi at anselmi.us
Mon Aug 21 16:31:40 MDT 2006
Nate Duehr wrote:
> Biometrics would work better for this. Key encrypted on disk, BIOS
> unencrypts if biometrics match.
I heard a long time ago that biometrics for authentication were a bad
idea. Identification, sure. I'd accept them for part of a two part
authentication system. But they just seem too hard to change if they
> I guess I "get it" but I don't think it adds as much value as people
> think... ?
> Mental note to self: Stop losing laptops.
SANS is pushing hard for encrypted laptop drives. Every week they have
a story of "lost a laptop with personal info for N people on it" (N >
100k). But it isn't for everybody.
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