Re: [fw-wiz] Worms, Air Gaps and Responsibility
From: Jean-Denis Gorin (jdgorin_at_computer.org)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 17:50:57 +0200
> Paul Van Noord wrote:
> Is it not possible to run a script when a notebook connects to the LAN
> to check for the necessary security elements. If they are not there,
> either deny use of the LAN or lock the machine and add them before the
> user is allowed to use the LAN?
It is the purpose of 802.1X to enable authentication before the full connection
to the LAN using un-controlled and controlled port paradigm.
The notebook might open a connection with an authentication server which
request the security state of the notebook.
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