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Re: [Dataloss] (article) "We recovered the laptop!" ... so what?
From: Chris Walsh (cwalshcwalsh.org)
Date: Tue Feb 13 2007 - 09:49:17 CST
The laptop and the passphrase are in the same laptop bag, which is
That is why a good law will require that the key not be lost, and
(more generally) will set a key management floor, as well as
specifying which encryption methods are approved, and saying that
encryption is safe harbor only for instances of physical theft of the
device. No current state laws do these things, IIRC. Only one of
them even *defines* encryption, and they (Nevada) do it horribly wrong.
On Feb 13, 2007, at 7:50 AM, security curmudgeon wrote:
> For the sake of argument, I'll disagree here.
> That said, can you describe a scenario other than what I described
> as a viable way to get to the client data on my laptop?
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