The issue

The combination of using a computer for sensitive data (mandating use of a screensaver) and convertible laptops (ie. devices turning into a tablet) leaves a user opening his suspended device into tablet mode with no way to get past the password prompt.

Possible solutions

Implementation sketch

Open questions

Incubator status

This is a very rough idea that needs more thought and research before experimentation makes sense.

--chrysn 2015-03-10

This page is part of chrysn's public personal idea incubator; go up for its other entries, or read about the idea of having an idea incubator for more information on what this is.