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Date:      Fri, 24 Nov 2006 09:00:03 +0700 (ICT)
From:      Olivier Nicole <on@cs.ait.ac.th>
To:        maanjee@gmail.com
Cc:        jerrymc@msu.edu, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Password Security
Message-ID:  <200611240200.kAO203e2093377@banyan.cs.ait.ac.th>
In-Reply-To: <2cd0a0da0611230145j3b5f42cfg7b9025236a91e7a3@mail.gmail.com> (message from VeeJay on Thu, 23 Nov 2006 10:45:19 +0100)
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> 1. Password on BIOS

Knowing that it is enought to remove the battery in order to remove
the BIOS password.

> 2. Change the order of booting i.e. When system is installed and working
> once, then I just the change the Booting FIRST from HardDisk.

You can also consider to remove the CD and floppy drives. Modern
machines can boot from USB CD when needed.

> 3. Put the password on Single User mode.

Right.

4. Encrypt your hard disk. 

Olivier



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