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Re: stick a laptop to a LAN
From: "insecure" <insecure () yandex ru>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 17:17:50 +0300 (MSK)

Hi everyone,
We already had a few discussions about preventing laptop to connect to
our secured network.
My question would be the exact opposite: we have a secured network
with one laptop for external presentations.The only way to to put
anything on the laptop is threw the network (CD ROM, usb, diskette
etc. are disabled). But the real problem is how to protect the laptop
from being connected to a other network and be infected with spyware,
virus etc... and even worse having some of our data going threw other
LANs.
how could I be sure that the laptop will ONLY be able to connect to
our LAN and not any other.
Thanks for any help or hints.
Steven Meyer

Probably you have to create some kind of boot-cd with different antispyware, virusscan, IDS tools enabled for private 
use. This way you will boot every time with clean OS. Restrict access to the laptop, copy secret data to the disk only 
when it's needed and remove it immediatly after using (for presentation). 
Just my thoughts...

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