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Mar
24
comment Questions regarding Bad USB exploit
Your Ubuntu install will want to connect to the internet during install. If you avoid that then your keyboard idea has a problem. Namely the 'keyboard' USB device is no longer hooked to the computer as it is in the DVD drive you have unplugged.
Mar
24
comment Questions regarding Bad USB exploit
What indication do you have that your DVD drive is infected?
Mar
20
reviewed Approve Longer passwords vs Password Composition Rule
Mar
19
answered Ensuring security of a Disaster Recovery Plan
Mar
18
reviewed Approve How were resources shared before OAuth?
Mar
17
comment How does SELinux affect the Linux Kernel networking stack?
It appears there are a couple of methods of enabling SELinux packet labeling. This should help you understand that choice... selinuxproject.org/page/NB_Networking Please understand that CIPSO label is an option for adding information to packets but not in itself protection from outside observers.
Feb
24
reviewed Reject Why was the private key of the Superfish certificate so easily extractable?
Feb
20
comment How to turn off need for bitlocker to go on Windows 7
The latter half of the document at that link seems to address the turning off process. Give it a try...
Feb
19
comment How to turn off need for bitlocker to go on Windows 7
sevenforums.com/tutorials/… seems to have what you need...
Jan
28
reviewed Approve How to find what has been added to my hard drive
Jan
28
comment How to find what has been added to my hard drive
This may help stackoverflow.com/questions/9234207/…
Jan
8
comment Storing plaintext passwords for cameras - Security concerns?
@Alexander your assumption may be correct but why not let the OP answer? The query comes from the step where multiple devices are provided simplified access and the design dependencies related to that feature.
Jan
8
answered Does Windows Embedded OS supports Microsoft Bitlocker?
Jan
8
comment Storing plaintext passwords for cameras - Security concerns?
So when I buy your system of cameras I also need to ensure you stay in business and remain live on the internet? If you fail to maintain your database or it gets zapped by nature or human my suite of cameras are no longer functional?
Dec
29
comment Setup local Certificate Authority & integrate with SCEP
OpenSSL provides the routines needed to created a CA which solves the technical need. Consider that the value of a CA is related to the trust chain based on assumed information control and thus protecting the CA's private key is extremely important.
Dec
18
comment Securing Diskless Clients from Data Leakage
Have you considered a hardware solution with a dedicated Thin/Zero Client? Typically you can configure the server and such hardware to not allow mounting of external storage.
Dec
15
comment Securing live Ubuntu USB drive
If you routinely mount external storage or a partition on your bootable thumb drive you create a place for malware to persist and defeat the a significant portion of the Live CD/USB protection.
Dec
2
comment Including and storing the order of character entry in a password as an enhanced security measure
Your concept seems to assume that the text buffer into which you put the password tracks the order and position of characters as they are being entered (could be a problem). What application are you considering for this scheme?
Nov
26
comment Should magnetic locks automatically release in the event of a fire alarm?
@Lilenthal the OP is speaking of a collection of rooms thus the reference to building. Buildings have egress safety issues related to this question. Consider a nuclear power plant as an example.
Nov
24
answered Securing live Ubuntu USB drive