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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Hosting an encrypted pythonic simplehttp GNUmed serve

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Hosting an encrypted pythonic simplehttp GNUmed server
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2010 21:19:00 +0200
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On Sun, Aug 01, 2010 at 09:14:27PM +0200, Hilbert, Sebastian wrote:

> > On Sun, Aug 01, 2010 at 09:58:08AM +0200, Hilbert, Sebastian wrote:
> > > For access from an untrusted PC it might be reasonable to set up some
> > > sort of limited database where you would export only the patients you
> > > are likely going to access during your out of office visit.
> > 
> > Why not lug around a netbook if you intend to go to that length ?
> It is far fetched. Often all you have available is a PC with internet 
> connection. You cannot control anything except the browser. So since you 
> cannot control it you only have the option to limit the data a hacker can get.
> Before we start thinking about attacker there needs to be some code to attack 
> :-)

Before we worry about attacks on non-existing functionality
- why not use existing functionality with which we already
have some experience regarding the attack vectors ?

IOW, carry an ultra lightweight netbook which, these days,
are likely to be able to run GNUmed.

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