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Alcatel-Lucent Goes With Linux to Secure Windows Notebooks

May 23, 2007, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"The Guardian is a Linux-based notebook PC card loaded with security software that checks against a remote server to validate that the notebook hasn't been reported lost or stolen.

"Unlike local PC-based solutions, which rely on a client PC stored encryption key, OmniAccess 3500 Nonstop Laptop Guardian is controlled by a remote server that is accessed by either wired LAN, WLAN or a wireless 3G connection."

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