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eWeek: How Do You Secure 100 Million Laptops?

Oct 12, 2006, 18:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ryan Naraine)

"If the plan is perfectly executed, Nicholas Negroponte's One Laptop Per Child project will deploy 100 million laptops in the first year. In one fell swoop, the nonprofit organization will create the largest computing monoculture in history.

"Wary of the security risks associated with a computing monoculture--millions of machines with hardware and software of identical design--OLPC foundation officials are seeking help from the world's best hackers to review the full specifications of the $100 laptop's security model..."

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