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- Three way log on. BIOS pass word, 20 character user logon, encrypted diskJun 1, 2012
- it's government, her password is probably MI12345 or Stella123.Jun 1, 2012
- No, MI54321 LOLOLOLJun 1, 2012
- MI543210, as they probably have min 8 characters pass policy.Jun 1, 2012
- hahahaJun 1, 2012
- Re: above comments - it wouldn't surprise me in the slightest.
However, if you were really paranoid about security you'd have two factor logins (minimum - three would be better: password, biometrics, hardware 'dongle' stored somewhere other than the laptop bag), a BIOS password (as long as the system allows, using a mixture of upper case, lower case, numbers and special characters), an encrypted HDD (AES 256-bit minimum - heck, why not go for kilobit encryption?) with a similar password - oh, and a case with a decent lock on it for good measure.
For even better security, it would be great if you could do something equivalent to the Mission Impossible audio cassettes: too many wrong logins and the laptop self-destructs - so the data would be physically destroyed and impossible to access - even if you'd got the resources of every supercomputer in the world (although with an intact HDD with a decent password and kilobit encryption, it could take a few decades to do a brute force crack).Jun 1, 2012
- I had a log on script that said "This device is equipped with an IP Route Trace. If you enter the wrong password the device will be activated. After third attempt the disk will be formatted." I always got a chuckle of that. :)Jun 1, 2012