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A Method of Notebook PC Security Leaving Alone

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013865D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-18

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosure is a method to provide the additional security feature onto Notebook PC conjunction to the current security feature provided by ThinkPad system. 1. Overview For the notebook PC system, its mobility is very important. However, this means that it may decrease the security level. To make the PC to be higher secured, several level of password might help. To protect the OS boot, the "Power On Password" is provided. To protect the administrator level setting, the "Supervisor Password" should be set. To protect the data on the HDD, the "Hard Disk Password" should be installed on ThinkPad. But the multiple password makes the usability degrade