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Re: Credentials Caching - Security Guy Not Happy

From: Kenneth Porter <shiva_at_sewingwitch.com>
Date: 2004-08-26 07:14:41 CEST

--On Wednesday, August 25, 2004 7:48 PM -0700 Bryan Dyck <bdyck@mac.com>
wrote:

> This is perhaps a bit tangential, but it seems to me that if Security Guy
> is that concerned about physical access to workstations, there are other
> measures that should be enforced rather than just laying the burden on
> Subversion - it's not like Subversion is the only "sensitive" tool that
> might be in use on a workstation. Locking your session before you leave
> for a break or what have you is a good first step...

You can buy a key logger that looks like a cigarette butt and plugs inline
with the keyboard cable. (Two brands found with a quick google are KeyGhost
and KeyKatcher. These look more like baluns.) How many of you routinely
check the back of your machine to make sure no one has done that to you?

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