Re: Certificates from floppy

From: GuoZhenying (jerrin@21cn.com)
Date: 09/02/02


From: "GuoZhenying" <jerrin@21cn.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2002 21:05:59 +0800


http://www.rainbow.com/

here you can find something you want. good luck

"THE SAINT" <nozpam_screspo@cpcipc.org> 写入消息新闻
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> usb token?
> that sounds kinda cool, who do you buy it from, i might just need a
handful
> of them for an experimental site
>
> --
> Santiago Jos?Crespo
> Webmaster CPCIPC
> http://www.cpcipc.org/
>
>
> "GuoZhenying" <jerrin@21cn.com> wrote in message
> news:elLmntcTCHA.1948@tkmsftngp12...
> > we use a usb token to contain the cert so users can easily take it
> anywhere
> >
> > "Jad Hammoud" <jhamoud@idealcommunications.net> 写入消息新闻
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> > > You cant just insert the disk. The certificate has to be imported,
> because
> > > initially it was exported. To maintain security in such an environment
> you
> > > would export the certificate and then delete the key from the computer
> > where
> > > the certificate was. When you needed to use the certificate you would
> have
> > > to import it from the floppy back onto the machine for use. This is a
> > common
> > > way of securing keys on laptops which may be stolen. So long as the
keys
> > > arnt stored on floppys that are in the laptop's case :o)
> > >
> > > --
> > > Jad Hammoud
> > > ABEO (Ideal Communications)
> > > Celtec Bldg., Unesco
> > > P.O.Box 11-6876, Beirut, Lebanon
> > > Tel : 961 1 816637 ext 3307
> > > Fax : 961 1 319135
> > > "Jason" <badaddress@nospam.com> wrote in message
> > > news:OIyTtOUTCHA.1644@tkmsftngp08...
> > > > Is it possible to authenticate to a web server using a certificate
on
> a
> > > > floppy? It would be nice to give my users a floppy with their
> > certificate
> > > > and then they can go anywhere and access the site using the floppy.
> It
> > is
> > > > too much of a security risk to have them install the certificate on
> the
> > > > system they are using because they may forget to uninstall it. Any
> > ideas
> > > or
> > > > help short of smart cards would be appreciated.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > >
> > > > Jason
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
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