[unisog] Admin Access to Servers

Addam Schroll addam at purdue.edu
Fri Nov 17 14:42:32 GMT 2006

The idea is that the standard admin workstation (aka normal machine) is
used to administer non-critical systems that do not house sensitive
data, while the laptop is used to administer the critical ones and
enforces a stricter set of controls on the laptop.

The laptops, as opposed to the workstation, would also require TFA for

Addam Schroll
IT Security and Privacy Analyst
Office of the Vice President for Information Technology Security and
Privacy, Purdue University addam at purdue.edu
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Chris Edwards wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Nov 2006, Addam Schroll wrote:
> | The current concept goes so far as to require each admin to carry a
> | separate laptop from their normal machine in order to allow remote
> | access from home or work. 
> Hi,
> "access from work"
> I'd be interested to know what's a "normal" machine for a sys admin.
> Surely the majority of their work involves administering systems - so what 
> tasks are carried out on the normal machine ?
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> Chris Edwards, Glasgow University Computing Service
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