[TriLUG] pxe thin client
claystuckey at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 13:58:29 EST 2009
OK before we all get in a pissing match, This is going in an environment
where I have to pass a security audit. this means it has to be usable
and I can not make it easy for unauthorized access to any system.
If anyone has suggestions for tools they have used in the past to
provide thin client connectivity to a linux desktop, I would welcome any
On Tue, 2009-11-17 at 13:58 -0500, Kevin Hunter wrote:
> At 1:49pm -0500 Tue, 17 Nov 2009, William Sutton wrote:
> > Even after removing floppy/CD/DVD/etc drives, and putting superglue in
> > the USB and firewire ports? :-)
> Yep. I can. I'm not saying it'll be easy (and you've clearly thrown
> down the gauntlet!), but given physical access, anyone with the proper
> knowledge has complete control. End of discussion. And, with tools
> available to all of us.
> "The most secure [computer] system is one without any storage device
> [HDD, CD drive], output device [monitor], input device [keyboard,
> mouse], network connection [LAN], battery, or power cords."
> I've forgotten who said that -- and am thus paraphrasing -- but it does
> make a good point. 100% secure = 100% useless. It's *always* a trade off.
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