Re[2]: [fw-wiz] Worms, Air Gaps and Responsibility

From: Jean-Denis Gorin (jdgorin_at_computer.org)
Date: 05/07/04

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    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.

    Jean-Denis Gorin.
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