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    Nice article on secure computing ...

    Wired just published a nice article on secure computing:

    Wired: Signs of 'Trustworthy Computing'

    NEC Computing International has announced a trial program in which Packard Bell PCs will be equipped with keyboards that include secure smart-card readers.
    Ok .. Packard Bell is not known for good computers, but it's a start towards more security in the computing field ...

    Although it could also be a risk if the lazy user leaves his smart-card around after using it .... but that's a whole other discussion.


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    It sounds like progress, but I think the best idea is "if you don't want someone to see it, don't put it on your computer."
    For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
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    Yes, a step in the right direction... but educating users will always be the biggest hurdle
    A squirrel with no nuts will soon starve.

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