On Wednesday 09 May 2007 02:11:05 ljknews wrote:
> I would suggest two factor authentication, requiring some smart card
> (with built-in keypad, to prevent intercept of the pin) that actually
> provides the decryption.  Make the user keep the smart card with them,
> such as by requiring it for entrance to the cafeteria or rest room.
That's not possible in this case. Mostly because it would involve more 
investment on our part than the customers would be willing to pay for.

However, I'm interested in generalising the ideas in this thread to go beyond 
my particular situation; "if you were storing data in an application on a 
laptop, how would you keep it as safe as is feasible?" Especially in the case 
of non-tech-savvy end users and machines out of our control, so we can't do 
things like install truecrypt.


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