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Apr 14, 2012

UPDATE: New Version of the U.S. Department of Defense Lightweight Portable Security (LPS) Linux Distribution


The Anti-Tamper Software Protection Initiative (ATSPI) Technology Office of the U.S. Department of Defense has released a new version of the very interesting LPS Linux distribution.

In my post of July 30, 2011, there is a brief presentation of my experience in installing and initially using this portable Linux that “creates a secure end node from trusted media on almost any Intel-based computer (PC or Mac)” and “boots a thin Linux operating system from a CD or USB flash stick without mounting a local hard drive”.

The new release version 1.3.3 was announced by email notification to all registered users, and anyone interested can download the free ISO image of the standard, or the deluxe version.
This is a maintenance release. Mozilla Firefox is version 10.0.3.
Open Office v.3.3.0 (Build 9567) is included in the deluxe version.
The very handy Encryption Wizard tool supporting AES-128 bit encryption is version 3.3.2-FIPS.

The download link is here: http://spi.dod.mil/lipose.htm


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