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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:

<http://www.blackberry.com/products/accessories/smartcard.shtml>

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

-Richard
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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 
http://www2.norwich.edu/mkabay/overviews/medical.pdf

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

Steve


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Steven Lovaas, MSIA, CISSP
Network Security Manager
Academic Computing & Network Services
Colorado State University
970-297-3707
Steven.Lovaas () ColoState EDU
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________________________________
From: Gibson, Nathan J. (HSC) [mailto:Nathan-Gibson () OUHSC EDU]
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2007 9:02 AM
To: SECURITY () LISTSERV EDUCAUSE EDU
Subject: [SECURITY] Proximity Authentication

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

V/R,
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
EXT:50270
Cell: TBD
http://it.ouhsc.edu/services/infosecurity

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