[unisog] Laptop Hard Drive Password

Ryan Dorman Ryan.Dorman at millersville.edu
Fri Jul 8 15:51:02 GMT 2005


My Dell Latitude C400 has this feature.  I dont know the specifics,  
but if you have that drive attached to ANY system regardless of if it  
will be booting form it or not an incorrect password renders the  
drive useless.

Ryan Dorman, CCNA
Network Communications Specialist
Millersville University
717.871.5883
Ryan.Dorman at millersville.edu


On Jul 7, 2005, at 12:52 PM, Michael Holstein wrote:

> (snip)
>
>> ... I am not personally aware any harddrive that have password
>> protection built into them (although they may exists).
>>
>
> ... many of IBM's new ThinkPads have this feature (actually HDD
> encryption, with keys stored on their embedded chip).
>
> http://www.pc.ibm.com/us/pdf/educate_2_ess.pdf
>
>
> Cheers,
>
> Michael Holstein CISSP GCIA
> Cleveland State University
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