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Re: Ultra-secure Linux distro from DoD

:/ My apologies. I failed to read that there are 2 versions.

Thomas Boxley

On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 3:41 PM, Robert G. (Doc) Savage <dsavage@peaknet.net> wrote:
On Sun, 2011-07-24 at 12:26 -0500, Thomas Boxley wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 12:14 PM, Robert G. (Doc) Savage
> <dsavage@peaknet.net> wrote:
>         Looking for an absolutely secure OS distribution? So am I.
>         Until one
>         arrives, the Lightweight Portable Security distribution from
>         the Air
>         Force Research Laboratory's Software Protection Initiative may
>         be the
>         best there is.
>         There are two versions, one with and one without the
>         OpenOffice suite &
>         Adobe Reader. Both are designed to run from a bootable USB
>         stick or from
>         a CD. Neither requires (or supports) installation on a hard
>         drive.
>         Neither requires root privileges. Nothing is written to the
>         USB stick or
>         CD (duh!). There's no patching; updates are published at least
>         quarterly.
>         The best validation of its security for DoD users is its
>         certification
>         on June 11, 2011 by AFNIC. With a USB smartcard reader, it is
>         certified
>         for use on the unclassified NIPR network with a
>         CAC-authenticated logon.
>         For more info and downloads, see http://spi.dod.mil/lipose.htm
>         --Doc
> Hey, Department of Defense, I'm really happy for you, and imma let
> you
> finish, but I just got to question why an ultra-secure Linux
> distribution like this would need OpenOffice?
> Thanks,
> Thomas Boxley
> http://thomasboxley.me


It doesn't. I'm puzzled why you would ask such a question after reading
my post.


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