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Subject: Re: Additional security for laptops...
From: Olaf Titz <olaf,AT,bigred,DOT,inka,DOT,de>
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 21:44:05 +0100
In-reply-to: <3E278EEF.9090803@viasic.com>

>  These laptops have the key in /etc/cipe/options.cipcb<number> file, and
> while it's only readable by root, anyone with one of our laptops in hand
> can easily get at it without a password.

For this situation it's possible to use PKCIPE with a password-
protected (i.e. encrypted) private key. You have to enter the password
every time you start the connection and there is no key lying around.

Olaf





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