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Re: Proximity Authentication
From: Richard Gadsden <gadsden () MUSC EDU>
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 15:56:59 -0400

Another option for you to consider might be the Blackberry Smart Card
Reader, particularly if you already issue (or plan to issue) smart cards
to your users:


XyLoc has been in the "proximity" market much longer. I have no direct
personal experience with either product.

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 Richard Gadsden
 Information Security Office
 Office of the CIO - Information Services
 Medical University of South Carolina
 Charleston, SC, USA  29425

On Fri, 23 Mar 2007, Lovaas,Steven wrote:

Take a look at the Xyloc product Ensure Systems, http://ensuretech.com

There's a good discussion of this concept and a reference to this specific product at 

(Neither I nor the author of the document linked above have any connection with or financial interest in this company.)


Steven Lovaas, MSIA, CISSP
Network Security Manager
Academic Computing & Network Services
Colorado State University
Steven.Lovaas () ColoState EDU

From: Gibson, Nathan J. (HSC) [mailto:Nathan-Gibson () OUHSC EDU]
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2007 9:02 AM
Subject: [SECURITY] Proximity Authentication

Has anyone implemented (or observed) a proximity network logon solution for end users.  Is so could you provide any 

Nathan J. Gibson, CISSP
Information Technology, Information Security Services
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Rogers Building, Room 128
Office: (405) 271-2476
Fax: (405) 271-2181
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