l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
L U G O D
 
Next Meeting:
April 21: Google Glass
Next Installfest:
TBD
Latest News:
Mar. 18: Google Glass at LUGOD's April meeting
Page last updated:
2009 Dec 15 18:34

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] Legal Ethics Tech Question
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] Legal Ethics Tech Question



On Monday 14 December 2009, Tony Cratz wrote:

> >> 	Second question is are you accessing your work desktop via
> >> 	the Internet?
> >
> > My desktop connection is with a cable and a router.  It's not wireless.
>
> 	You missed understand my question, Alex and I said the same
> 	thing. If you are using WiFi on your laptop to remotely
> 	connect to your desktop you need to use some VPN style
> 	software. The weak point is your laptop using WiFi. That
> 	side needs to be secure and you need a tunnel between
> 	the laptop and desktop which is encrypted thus the VPN
> 	software.


Right, I misread the question.  I am not accessing my desktop via the 
Internet.  (Which I take to mean that I don't want VPN for what I am doing.)

I'm studying everyone's responses, and checking some stuff out on the 
Internet.  I'm leaning toward buying a commercial disk encryption program and 
a firewall.  I can now see that my laptop should be encrypted regardless of 
whether I am using a wireless connection.

I appreciate people responding to a legal ethics question that they otherwise 
would not be interested in.  So a specific "Thank You" to Tony, Alex, Bill 
Broadley, and Brian.

Bob
_______________________________________________
vox-tech mailing list
vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech



LinkedIn
LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
facebook
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
Appahost Applications
For a significant contribution towards our projector, and a generous donation to allow us to continue meeting at the Davis Library.